Premium-quality New Zealand food and drinks will be the star at The Dharmawangsa Jakarta this week, September 2014. Guests will have the opportunity to savor outstanding dishes using the finest ingredients from New Zealand, accompanied with internationally-awarded New Zealand wines.
“New Zealand is known internationally for its great tasting food which is produced with dedication to the highest levels of quality, safety and taste,” says Tim Anderson, New Zealand’s Trade Commissioner to Indonesia.
“These products are increasingly available for Indonesians to enjoy atnd are the heroes of any dish. This event is a chance for Indonesians to try some of New Zealand’s finest produce, including halal-certified beef and lamb.”
Jamie Hogg-Wharekawa, a New Zealand executive chef at the five-star Double-Six hotel in Bali, will collaborate with Executive Chef of The Dharmawangsa Jakarta, Vindex Tengker, to develop an outstanding feature menu which includes high quality New Zealand selected ingredients from leading producers of beef and lamb such as Silver Fern Farms, Alliance; dairy products by Fonterra and Tatua; New Zealand Honey from Manuka Health and Airborne Honey; as well as ZESPRI kiwifruit, pastry by Quality Foods Southland, Whittaker’s Chocolate, and many others. Some selected wines include Kim Crawford, Matua Valley, Astrolabe, Ohau Wines and Felton Road.
Included in the promotion is a meat workshop by New Zealand butcher, Kevin Boyle, to train chefs and F&B professionals on the special characteristics of New Zealand beef and lamb. A cooking demonstration will be performed by Jamie with H.E David Taylor, the New Zealand Ambassador to Indonesia.
In addition, Emilia E. Achmadi MS., RD, a well-known Clinical Dietician and Nutritionist with more than 20 years’ experience, will host a talk show on “A Healthy Lifestyle with New Zealand Beef & Lamb”. The talk show will give the audience a knowledgeable insight about high quality New Zealand meat to help promoting their health and well-being.
Visitors will be able to try the produce from 8 to 14 September 2014 at The Dharmawangsa Jakarta.