Honest Chocolat Birthday Movie Screening
Oct
14
5:00 PM17:00

Honest Chocolat Birthday Movie Screening

Calling all chocoholics! Matakana Cinemas together with Honest Chocolat will be screening the charming film Chocolat at a one-off event on Sunday 14th October, to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the opening of Honest Chocolat in Matakana Village. Your ticket includes a hot chocolate, tastings, chocolate popcorn and a chocolate goodie bag to take home. Book early to avoid missing out, either through the Matakana Cinemas Box Office or online https://www.matakanacinemas.co.nz/movie/chocolat

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Oyster & Wine Festival Matakana 2018
Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

Oyster & Wine Festival Matakana 2018

Local oyster farmers from the Mahurangi Harbour will be shucking and serving their plump and delicious oysters au naturel, paired with local wines for a mouth-watering experience. If you're not a fan of these salty beauties, there will be other seafood and cuisine available to satisfy your taste buds.

More information available online at www.oysterfestmatakana.co.nz

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THE FARMERS DAUGHTER: FOOD TALK + BOOK LAUNCH
Sep
29
5:00 PM17:00

THE FARMERS DAUGHTER: FOOD TALK + BOOK LAUNCH

Well-known local food author and Listener food columnist Lauraine Jacobs will be joined by Cuisine Magazine Editor Kelli Brett in an enlightening discussion on current food matters, recipes, the restaurant world and other culinary issues as they celebrate the official launch of Lauraine’s new book, ALWAYS DELICIOUS, Favourite recipes from the Listener. A glass of wine and canapes will be served. Books will be available for signing and purchase.

5pm to 6.30pm  at The Farmers Daughter, Omaha Beach.

To book please email The Farmers Daughter info@thefarmersdaughteromaha.co.nz

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Feast Dinner - Sawmill Brewery
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Feast Dinner - Sawmill Brewery

Smoko Room Chef Will Michell will work with artist Stephen Bradbourne of Monmouth Glass Studios to create a five course meal matched with Sawmill beer and featuring five local producers - Matakana Olive Oil, Leigh Fisheries, Matakana Oysters, Whangaripo Buffalo and Charlies Gelato.  

Tickets available ONLINE

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Feast Lunch - Ben Bayly: Fresh country fare from Brick Bay Farm
Sep
25
11:00 AM11:00

Feast Lunch - Ben Bayly: Fresh country fare from Brick Bay Farm

A hit at 2017 Creative Matakana lunch series, Ben Bayly returns to the home of Richard and Christine Didsbury at The Big House at Brick Bay to cook up a storm with fresh produce from the farm and local producers. Ben is the culinary whizz at The Grounds in Henderson and oversees the menu at the ever popular Baduzzi in the Wynyard Wharf precinct. All food will be matched to Brick Bay wines.

Tickets SOLD OUT!

Please note: All lunches are strictly by reservation only and there are 15 places at each. No dietary requirements can be catered for, owing to the small number of guests.

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Feast Lunch - Makoto Tokuyama: Japanese Seafood with Style
Sep
24
11:00 AM11:00

Feast Lunch - Makoto Tokuyama: Japanese Seafood with Style

Feast on Japanese seafood while overlooking the ocean. Makoto Tokuyama of the renowned Ponsonby restaurant, Cocoro will prepare several superb seafood dishes in his inimitable style.   A short demonstration and ‘ask the chef’ session will be followed by a seafood lunch in the Omaha Beach house of Murray and Lauraine Jacobs. Local fish, local wines and so much Japanese flair and style.

Tickets SOLD OUT!

Please note: All lunches are strictly by reservation only and there are 15 places at each. No dietary requirements can be catered for, owing to the small number of guests.

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Feast Dinner: Brick Bay Art X Food
Sep
21
6:30 PM18:30

Feast Dinner: Brick Bay Art X Food

This is an exciting collaboration where Brick Bay Chefs Cam Cook and Rohan Horner along with Honest Chocolat’s Nico Bonnard, will create an interactive menu in response to works of art presented in The Glass House.

Of course, they’ll be working with Brick Bay's own produce and ingredients from the farm to create these stunning dishes. This is an evening not to be missed.

Tickets SOLD OUT!

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