Waikato Food Inc - 'Taste of Waikato' Degustation Lunch
12:00 PM12:00

Waikato Food Inc - 'Taste of Waikato' Degustation Lunch


Exclusive event for Waikato Food Inc. members and friends

Taste of Waikato at the Red Barn is a premium 6-course degustation lunch accompanied by wine matching for each course (optional). This unique experience showcases some of the best food and wine producers within the Waikato region. 

Ideally bookings for this experience would be best shared with a group of friends, family  or colleagues - 8 people per table. 

  • 6-course degustation lunch - $115 pp

  • Wine matching $46 pp - purchased at The Red Barn on arrival

Arrive at 12.00pm and allow a leisurely 3 - 4 hours for your Red Barn experience.

A limited number of tickets are available.
Tickets will be emailed upon confirmation of your purchase. 

Tickets are non-refundable however can be transferred for the same date.

Come and enjoy some special Kiwi hospitality at The Red Barn

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Waikato Food Inc. - Ferment Fest
11:00 AM11:00

Waikato Food Inc. - Ferment Fest

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Ferment Fest 2019

Ferment Fest - Waikato's Artisan Beer, Cheese, and Fermented Food Festival

Now in its third year, Ferment Fest is the prelude to October, a month known around the world for a celebration of beer and coincides with New Zealand Cheese Month.

Home to several award-winning cheesemakers and of late many exciting craft brewers, FermentFest is a celebration of brewers, cheesemakers and fermented good makers.

You’ll be able to learn from their extensive knowledge, see demonstrations, try samples, listen to live music and more!


Event Information

SkyCity Hamilton 
Saturday 28 September 2019, 11am – 5pm 
Free entry

Terms & Conditions

R18 for the service of alcohol. Drink Responsibly.

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Waikato Hospitality Awards
6:00 PM18:00

Waikato Hospitality Awards


Waikato Hospitality Awards 2019

Monday 12 August 2019, 6:00pm—11:00pm

The inaugural Waikato Hospitality Awards is proudly brought to you by the Restaurant Association of NZ, Waikato Food Inc. and Lexis ComplyHub.

The Awards will showcase the best of Waikato hospitality as voted by their peers, and the outstanding winners will be celebrated for their contribution to creating a world-class hospitality industry right here in the Waikato region.

The awards will begin at 6.00pm at The Atrium, Wintec upon arrival you will be welcomed with a selection of beverages as you take your seat for the much anticipated awards ceremony.

During the awards ceremony you can expect a delicious 3-Course Dinner, beverages to keep your spirits soaring throughout the night, and international DJ duo Sweet Mix Kids who have tunes galore lined up for you to stomp your feet to!

Theme you ask? MATARIKI! Dress to impress!

The Awards Night is all about celebrating you guys and the incredible things you do for our region, so jump online and get your tickets now!


- Lexis ComplyHub
- Antipodes
- Asahi Beverages
- Bidfood Hamilton
- Bidfresh Hamilton
- Burns & Ferrall
- Kerr & Ladbrook Catering
- Kono Wines
- Maurice Trapp Group
- Meadow Fresh
- Nova Energy
- OneMusic
- Service Foods
- The POS People
- The Recruitment Network
- Waikato Food Inc

Tickets are R18 and the Restaurant Association and host venues promote safe and responsible drinking.

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