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6 & 7 July 2024

Cooking Theatre Line-Up

Learn how to create your favourite dishes in The Heathcotes Cooking Theatre. Jam-packed full of exciting entertainers our line-up profiles the incredible talent we have right here in our region. 

Saturday

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New Chef

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Saturday 10.00am

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Linda Duncan - Author of World's Easiest Recipes
Linda Duncan

Author of World's Easiest Recipes

Saturday 11.00am

Linda Duncan is a busy mum, grandma and author from Taupo who writes recipes for simple, uncomplicated, and delicious food. Think basic, store cupboard ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions. 

James Smith - The Tattoed Butcher
James Smith

The Tattoed Butcher

Saturday 12.00pm

Learn how to source the best cuts of meats and the secrets behind crafting the perfect sausage from scratch with the James, aka the Tattooed Butcher.

Logan Murray - Chef & Owner Thyme Square
Logan Murray

Chef & Owner Thyme Square

Saturday 1.00pm

Outstanding Chef Award Winner Logan will craft something from his well-known Thyme Square menu. 

Elliot McClymont - Masterchef GRAND Finalist
Elliot McClymont

Masterchef GRAND Finalist

Saturday 2.00pm

Masterchef Grand Finalist and now owner-operator of the Roaming Flamingo Taco Truck, Elliot will be cooking up a storm, letting you in on a few Taco Master secrets. He will show you how to pack maximum flavour into an easy weeknight meal. 

Sunday

New Chef  - Coming soon
New Chef

Coming soon

Sunday 10.00am

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Dion Mackwood - Volare Bread Department Manager
Dion Mackwood

Volare Bread Department Manager

Sunday 11.00am

Join Dion as he unlocks the secrets behind crafting the perfect Focaccia, a beloved bread renowned for its airy texture and herb-infused flavor. From selecting the finest ingredients to mastering the techniques of kneading he will guide you through each step with precision and expertise.

James Smith - The Tattoed Butcher
James Smith

The Tattoed Butcher

Sunday 12.00pm

Learn how to source the best cuts of meats and the secrets behind crafting the perfect sausage from scratch with the James, aka the Tattooed Butcher.

Elliot McClymont - Masterchef GRAND Finalist
Elliot McClymont

Masterchef GRAND Finalist

Sunday 1.00pm

Masterchef Grand Finalist and now owner-operator of the Roaming Flamingo Taco Truck, Elliot will be cooking up a storm, letting you in on a few Taco Master secrets. He will show you how to pack maximum flavour into an easy weeknight meal. 

New Chef  - Coming soon
New Chef

Coming soon

Sunday 2.00pm

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