HOW TO ROCK YOUR NEXT DINNER PARTY

Learn how to pair beer, cider and cocktails with all your favourite dishes at the Ariston Food & Drink Experience. Hosted by ‘Beer Diva’, Kirrily Waldhorn, enjoy free, fun-filled cooking and drink pairing demonstrations with leading New Zealand chefs. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves, get into the kitchen, and even get blindfolded! Entry is on a strictly first come, first ‘served’ basis, so get in fast!

 
 

VANESSA BAXTER: COOKING WITH BEER

Join MasterChef Finalist, corporate cooking queen and avid traveler Vanessa Baxter as she shows us how to seamlessly incorporate beer into your cooking. Join her as she demonstrates how to create the perfect beer fried fish sliders. Free beer and food samples.

BEER & BLINDFOLDS WITH BEER DIVA KIRRILY WALDHORN

Beer Diva, Kirrily Waldhorn, brings out her blindfolds once again as she guides you through a sensory immersion session. How well do you know your hops from your malts, your stouts from your sours… test your senses in this fun series of sensory challenges, with prizes for the best palates!

WINGS & BEER WITH JUDGE BAO

Learn how to create the delicious Silk Road Spice rubbed fried chicken wings from popular pop-up eatery Judge Bao. Run by “Sauce Boss” Jamie and “Bun Hun” Debbie they love to experiment and create dishes inspired by Chinese flavours and influences, with a pinch of playfulness and touch of love. Free beer & food samples.

 

SCHEDULE

 

SESSION 1

12:45pm VANESSA BAXTER: COOKING WITH BEER
1:45pm BEER & BLINDFOLDS WITH BEER DIVA KIRRILY WALDHORN
2:45pm WINGS & BEER WITH JUDGE BAO

 

SESSION 2

7:15pm VANESSA BAXTER: COOKING WITH BEER
8:15pm WINGS & BEER WITH JUDGE BAO
9:15pm BEER & BLINDFOLDS WITH BEER DIVA KIRRILY WALDHORN

* Please note schedule is subject to change.