Menus Announced

Experience the sumptuous cuisine of ten of New Zealand’s best restaurants, from time-honoured and delicious traditional fare to exciting and contemporary fusion, award-winning dishes to delectable crowd favourites. Indulge in the Official Restaurants of Taste of Auckland 2016 in partnership with Electrolux with their stunning signature dish tasting menus, created specifically for the festival. Each tasting dish is around 4-5 bites so you can try a selection of dishes over the session.

ARTWOK  –  Depot  –  Euro  –  Farina  –  FISH  –  Ima Cuisine  –  Miss Clawdy  –  Paris Butter  –  The Culpeper  –  Tok Tok


Rou Jia Mo (Braised Pork Belly)

Knife shredded 3 hours slow braised pork belly presented in handmade pita bread with coriander
10 crowns

Shui Jiao (Dumplings)

Boiled dumplings with pork prawn, spring onion and ginger. Served with black vinegar
12 crowns

Bocai Fensi

Spinach Vermicelli Peanut Salad w/ Ginger and Wasabi Dressing (GF & V)
12 crowns


Wok Fried Free Range Chicken Thigh with Chilli, Spring onions, Ginger, Garlic and topped with Roasted Cashew Nuts
30 crowns



Virgin Bloody Mary Oyster Shooter (GF)

6 crowns

Freshly shucked oysters (3) (GF)

12 crowns

Tuatuas (4) (GF)

8 crowns

Oyster Fritters (2)

8 crowns



Southland Lamb Croquette

with loin, aubergine caviar, sheep’s milk labne, dukkah
12 crowns

Zephyr Courgette

with fromarge blanc, honey comb, dill (v)
9 crowns

Strawberry Variations

with rose water tea, ‘espuma’ + champagne chilboust (GF on request)
8 crowns

Icon Dish**: Karitane Crayfish

with farm 84 heirloom tomato, house cured bresaola, green olive (GF)
22 crowns
Limited availability



Valoriani Oven Pork Saltimbocca Bun

with Italian Spicy Greens, Provolone Cheese & Cipriani Mustard Dressing (winner of Best in Taste 2014)
9 crowns

Rosticiana d’Agnello:

Charcoaled lamb ribs, crushed summer peas, Parma Ham, salsa verde (winner of Best in Taste 2015)
11 crowns

Morton Bay Bug Lobster Surprise

12 crowns



Argentinian Red Shrimp

with ‘lardo di colannata’, gremolata (GF)
10 crowns

Ora King Salmon

with ‘gin + tonic’, lime, cucumber, juniper (GF)
12 crowns

Te Kouma Bay Oysters

with dashi whip, coriander (3)
13 crowns


Ima Cuisine

Lamb or Vegan Kibeh

with humus and falafel in cos leave on labaneh and tabuleh (V)
10 crowns

Lamb Mansaf

Slow cooked fragrant lamb on rice with nuts with Arab salad
12 crowns

Chicken Mesachan

Tangy and fragrant wrap with Middle Eastern slaw (GF option available)
12 crowns

Vegetarian Moroccan Stew

on Ima’s hand-made fresh cous cous (vegan)
10 crowns


Arab dessert with Kataif pastry, goat cheese mozzarella, syrup and pistachio (V)
6 crowns


Miss Clawdy


with coconut cream, tomato, red onion, shallots, celery heart, coriander & avocado cream (GF)
14 crowns

Southern Fried Jerk Chicken

with chipotle mayo
12 crowns

Key Lime Pie

with torched meringue
10 crowns


Paris Butter

Ora King Salmon Blinis

Buckwheat blinis, coconut crème fraiche, truffle cream, dill  (2 pcs)
9 crowns

Clams ‘Escargot’

Clams, escargot butter – 6 (GF)
12 crowns

Duck Cassoulet

Confit duck leg, saffron rouille, lentils raspberry vinaigrette (GF)
12 crowns

Icon Dish**: Dulce de Leche Crème Brûlée for 4

Includes take home kit – 4 crème brûlées, 4 brûlée moulds, 1 brûlée iron, recipe card  (GF)
45 crowns
Limited Availability


The Culpeper

Pork Belly Corn Dog

with house barbecue sauce, pork crackling
8 crowns

18 hour Smoked Brisket Taco

with chipotle, burnt cucumber, sour cream
11 crowns

Chilli ‘Shrimp n Gritz’,

jalapeno, coriander, lime (GF)
10 crowns


Tok Tok

Beef Brisket Steamed Bun

with Sriracha mayo, pickled cucumber, coriander
10 crowns

Crispy Hapuka Dry Red Curry

with fresh herbs, toasted cashews, ginger, pickled chilli (GF)
12 crowns

Kaffir Lime Chicken

with coconut, chilli satay (GF)
9 crowns

Prawn and Pork Belly Summer Rolls

with papaya, nuoc cham and peanut (GF. V option available)
11 crowns

*Menus subject to change
** Icon Dishes are limited