The Pavilions Phukets’ New Zealand Wine & Food Showcase 2 Kicks Off the Festive Season
From left to right: Conor O’Leary, General Manager The Pavilions Phuket, Tim Sargeant, Reginal Director of Marketing Asia The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts, Scot Toon, Managing Director Asia The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts.
PHUKET, 29 November 2019 – The Pavilions Phukets’ 2nd edition of The New Zealand Wine and Food Showcase held at Firefly on 28 November 2019 was hailed a huge success by over 160 guests in attendance as they celebrated wine, beer and food from the islands top suppliers of New Zealand produce.
"We were delighted with the turnout and response to our now annual event, bringing together industry professionals to experience New Zealand's incredible cuisine prepared under the watchful eye of our Kiwi Chef Rey Ardonia, we look forward to new surprises in our 2020 edition" said Conor O'Leary, General Manager The Pavilions Phuket.
Culinary highlights prepared by Chef Rey and his team were spiced batter mussels and kumara chips with lemon pepper tartare; pickled beetroot with minted ricotta smoked lamb loin; BBQ Lamb skewers topped with horopito bearnaise sauce; 6hr braised lamb shank potato top pie and onion marmalade tart with NZL Kawawa herb-rubbed beef carpaccio.
"As a fellow Kiwi, it was a joy to indulge in some home comforts. We would like to thank our sponsors and suppliers, who without, we would not be able to create an experience like this for everyone, thanks to IWS, BB&B, Wine Pro, Global Wines & More, Beervanna, Food Guru, ADM Kitchen, Jogota and New Zealand Natural Ice-cream." said Tim Sargeant, Regional Director of Marketing, Asia, The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts.
Complimenting the event was Jessie Cassin, NZ Idol top 10 finalist from the TV show's first season in 2004, who brought her unique voice and talent performing classic Kiwi music for those joining the evening.
This marks the beginning of a series of events coming to the award-winning resort. A new 'Breakfast is the new Brunch' concept on every Sunday starting 01 December, 'Schools out' Saturday Brunch on the 14 December, indulgent Christmas Eve dinners, New Year's Eve festivities and the count down to the stroke of midnight all taking place at The Pavilions Phuket.
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Published: November 2019