Restaurant Month 2013
Back for the third year in a row, Restaurant Month will be returning to Auckland’s central city to showcase the talents of our city’s chefs and the delights of our dining experiences this August. With over 125 central city restaurant’s participating, Restaurant Month has rapidly expanded to support the Heart of the City’s draw card of great dining and food experiences.
Restaurant Month will show case a range of events including a theatrical Official Launch Party, a colourful street food market, a wine tasting event and exceptional international chef events. These will be topped off with exclusive month-long special menus from all participating restaurants and over 20 unique in-restaurant dining events.
The Official Restaurant Month Launch Party (sponsored by Singapore Airlines) on Wednesday 31 July promises to be Auckland’s biggest restaurant party yet in the newly refurbished ASB Theatre. The unusual setting will offer guests a sensational ‘behind the scenes’ experience with some of the city’s most exciting chefs.
Street Eats is set to blend culture and cuisine into a fantastic free food-lovers event. For one day only on Saturday 10 August, Shed 10 will open its doors to the public as chefs from all over central Auckland serve up their signature food. From 11am onwards, Street Eats will have children’s entertainment, street theatre, wine and music to accompany the huge variety of flavours on offer.
Finally the weekend of 17-18 August, Restaurant Month takes over Victoria Park Market with the Winter Warm Up wine event. Wine lovers will be treated to boutique wine tastings, talks by wine makers, themed lunches and entertainment.