Food & Beverage Competition 2019

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The Ara Food & Beverage Competition celebrates excellence within the hospitality industry. It’s open to students, trainee chefs and all levels of the hospitality industry.

The Food & Beverage Competition features live kitchen and restaurant events as well as static displays, see brochure for full list of events. In order to assist competitors to gain consistency in their work skills and competitiveness, the rules, judging and awards criteria are in line with the New Zealand Hospitality Championships standards.

The public are welcome to watch as participants compete. So come along and watch the action or enter and put your expertise to the test. Bring your friends, your enthusiasm and your skills.


Monday 17 June 2019
Competitions - 8am to 4pm
U Block, Ara City campus, Madras Street

FREE audience entry

Prize giving - 5:30pm, Tuesday 18 June at Visions Restaurant, City campus
Visions Restaurant, City campus, Madras Street, Christchurch

To compete, fill in and submit an entry form but be quick – entries will be accepted on a first-in basis.