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About the Matariki Dish Challenge

With the backing of Rotorua NZ and the Nourish Magazine team, the Matariki Dish Challenge is back for its second year. With a successful first year, this is guaranteed to be a talking point and a way to gain great publicity this winter. In fact, it will not only be a reason for locals to head out and enjoy something new at local eateries it will be a great reason for people to visit the regions.

Let’s face it it’s been a tough few years, the challenge is a chance to showcase not how you can pivot or simply cope with what the world throws your way but the reason you are in the hospitality industry!

For chefs the Matariki Dish Challenge offers you a chance to research and discover new ingredients and techniques, to tell a story with your food.

For FOH teams this is your chance to dazzle customers with great service, knowledge and be able to sell the talents of your kitchen team.

So, this Winter help your eatery shine and enter the Matariki Dish Challenge!