Hilton Auckland Proudly Sponsors The Food Show Auckland 2010

This information originated in Australian English.

July 07, 2010

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -  With unique venues such as Bellini bar and White restaurant located 300 meters out to sea, Hilton Auckland announced today its sponsorship of The Food Show Auckland 2010.

“Working with The Food Show Auckland is a perfect fit for Hilton Auckland, as our award-winning restaurant White is all about providing a great dining experience for guests using the best-quality New Zealand produce. 'Homegrown' by White restaurant celebrates NZ-grown produce, harmonizing natural fresh flavours and textures to create a cuisine that showcases the best of the country,” commented Chris Partridge, general manager, Hilton Auckland.

Hilton Auckland’s Bellini bar, with its sweeping views of Auckland Harbour and contemporary décor, is the chosen venue for The Food Show’s launch party. At the launch party, leading food writers, media and VIPs will sample mouthwatering canapés directly from Cristiano De Martin’s kitchen at White restaurant. The event is destined to kick-start “foodie” conversations ahead of the most popular food event of the year.

“We’re thrilled to be working with Hilton Auckland on The Food Show 2010,” says Dona White, CEO of North Port Events, organiser of The Food Show Auckland. “We’re looking forward to the Hilton Auckland hosting our guests, including our celebrity chefs, as well as members of the public from all over New Zealand and Australia who are travelling to Auckland to experience all that’s delicious and wonderful about The Food Show.”

The Food Show Auckland 2010 takes place from Thursday, 29 July 2010 to Sunday, 1 Aug. at the ASB Showground (Greenlane, Epsom, Auckland).

The Preview Day (Thurs, 29 August) is a limited ticket session for trade, media, VIPs and die-hard foodies who wish to view the Show without the weekend crowds. Only 2,000 tickets at $35 each are available for sale and they’re always snapped up quickly.

From Friday, 30 July at 10 a.m. to Sunday, 1 August, the Show is open to the general public and tickets are on sale for $22 per person.

Hilton Auckland will be pleased to welcome you at stand no. 417 where you’ll receive a small taste of the Hilton service standard and you’ll be challenged by the Hilton Team in a “Hilton Quiz," with a great prize to be won.

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