Visa Wellington On A Plate

This August, Wellington's dining scene is set to be taken over yet again by the city's annual culinary festival, Visa Wellington On A Plate (VWOAP). If you haven’t yet experienced the wonders of this delicious month-long food festival, prepare for your taste buds to be tantalized with an array of events and culinary experiences on offer at InterContinental Wellington.

Watch the Full Club Conversation with Sarah Meikle and Paul Limacher

Hosted in the Club InterContinental Lounge, Sarah Meikle (Wellington On a Plate Festival Director) joins Chameleon Restaurant’s award-winning chef de cuisine Paul Limacher to discuss Visa Wellington On a Plate (VWOAP) 2019 and the Capital's innovative dining scene. 


What's On at InterContinental Wellington

 

EVENT - A Sensory Experience: Chef Cheong Liew (Adelaide)
15 August, 16 August, 17 August and 18 August / 6pm
Ticket $185 per person (5-course paired with local wine)

Chameleon Restaurant’s award-winning chef de cuisine Paul Limacher is joined by Cheong Liew to bring diners an experience to remember.

Cheong Liew is one of South Australia’s food heroes, moving from Malaysia to Australia in 1969, and receiving critical acclaim for his restaurant Neddy’s, before opening his prestigious restaurant The Grange at the Adelaide Hilton in 1995. Widely recognised for expertly combining Malaysian, Chinese and modern European flavours and techniques, with a food philosophy of ‘all food tastes better shared’.

Chef Paul Limacher has flown to Adelaide in order to work alongside and perfect the pairing of the dishes created for this one-off event, including chef Cheong’s signature dish ‘Four Dances of the Sea’.

This event provides a rare opportunity to experience one of the most famous dishes to come out of Australasia.

Bookings are essential.
*Cannot cater to dietary requirements

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High Cheese at The Lobby Lounge
2 August – 31 August / 11.30 am or 2.30pm session available
$69 per person

A natural pairing and a true match made in heaven, cheese and wine are combined in this innovative twist on the traditional high tea, featuring an array of cheese-themed and infused treats made with locally-made cheeses, and specially paired with local wines.

Bookings are essential. Available every Friday, Saturday & Sunday of August
*Cannot cater to dietary requirements

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Gins & Grins Cocktail Flight
1 August – 31 August / Available at The Lobby Lounge
$35 per person

Guests will experience three courses of New Zealand gin cocktails and canapes, all perfectly paired and designed to emphasise each particular gin's botanicals.

To start, guests will enjoy a rhubarb and rose fizz, featuring Blush gin and paired with elderflower profiteroles. For the main course of a classic gin Manhattan featuring Reid+Reid barrel-aged gin and smoked cherry mousse. To finish, dessert features an apple and pear crumble cocktail with Bureaucrat gin, paired with a house-made apple crumble cupcake. 

Mallow Coco Hot Chocolate Cocktail
1 August – 31 August / Available at Two Grey
$22/ $19 as a mocktail

‘Mallow Coco’ - the hot chocolate cocktail in Two Grey for Visa Wellington On a Plate 2019. Featuring organic chocolate, vodka, hazelnut liqueur, coconut milk and a toasted, house-made marshmallow, accompanied by a house-made chocolate choux cake.

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