Food For Thought - Flavours of Plenty
Thursday 30 March 2023
The General Cafe
06:30pm - 09:30pm
This event will be a foodie twist to our Women on Top series. Hosted by Stacey Jones, Founder and Director of Kitchen Takeover, we will host an array of special guests who have shaped our food and beverage industry in the Bay of Plenty and learn about their journeys to becoming legends at our markets, restaurants, bars and events.
The speaker line-up will include Johney Zee from 'Johneys Dumpling House)' and his family's story from fleeing the Cambodian Genocide to building a dumpling empire in the Bay. Other guests include Mexico born, Rodolfo García from 'Tacos Tocayo', Philippines born, Neil Sapitula ( Head Chef) and Australian born Nick Potts ( Owner and Director) of Solera Wine Bar and Saltwater Seafood Grill, and Award-winning Brewers Leonie Hoenig from Germany and Pawel Lewandowski from Poland, both who work for Mount Brewing Company.
The General will be providing a nibbles and snack menu for the evening which will be curated using local produce and ingredients only found in the BOP. We will provide a Beer Tasting from Mount Brewing Co.s experimental range.