Enjoy the full line of F.A.W.C!’s Electrolux Masterclasses, an exciting chance to get up and personal some of New Zealand’s best cooking talents. Ask them questions, learn their secrets and hear their sneaky tricks of the trade. Each chef will cook something from their repertoire - from scratch right in front of you. They’ll talk you through each stage so you can recreate the dishes at home. Chef Nici Wickes will be on the mic as MC.
Casey McDonald 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Michelin star chef Casey McDonald has recently returned home after 10 years abroad to become the new Head Chef of Terroir at Craggy Range. Casey has a wealth of passion for locally sourced products and has visited local Hawke’s Bay farms, creameries and suppliers to source the best produce – sure to feature prominently in his highly anticipated F.A.W.C! debut.
Nadia Lim 10:45am-11:30am
Nadia became a household name around New Zealand after taking out the title of Masterchef in 2011. With the philosophy of “eat food from the ground, the sea and the sky - and less from the factories”, this masterclass is sure to leave you feeling inspired, while you pick up a tip or two on how to make delectable dishes with the freshest, local ingredients.
Ray McVinnie 12:00pm-12:45pm
One of New Zealand’s favourite food editors, culinary author, lecturer and Masterchef judge, Ray McVinnie brings you this delicious master class focusing on easy living. Be inspired with delicious real food that is perfect for entertaining without fuss or breaking the bank.
Ray McVinnie & Nici Wickes 1:15pm-2:00pm
Welcome summer with Nici’s fresh ideas for entertaining and feeding the family with minimal fuss, but plenty of flavour and excitement for your taste buds. Nici’s known for her fresh recipes that always fall into the ‘can do, must try’ category, so join her on this tasty mission of cooking something sweet, something savoury but, most importantly, having some fun whilst preparing damn fine food!
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F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic is the hottest festival on New Zealand’s culinary calendar. We’ve turned the idea of traditional food festivals on their head by creating a series of events that are refreshingly different. With more than 75 delectable events over 10 glorious days, F.A.W.C! is a celebration of all things food and wine in Hawke’s Bay. Life doesn’t get better than this.