OUR SPONSORS FOR 2017
All of the following sponsors recognise the importance of being partnered with this premier event, and we appreciate their support in bringing this vibrant culinary show to Hamilton.
OUR OFFICIAL PARTNERS
We would like to recognise the special contribution our official partners provide the show.
Heathcote Appliances Ltd - Heathcote Appliances has been owned by the Heathcote family since 1946. The original store based in Morrinsville sold a wide range of appliances and supplies to the local community.
Heathcotes has continued to grow over the years to 5 Appliance stores, a certified appliance service department and a specialised air conditioning/heat pump installation and service team. Heathcotes employs around 100 staff in the Waikato.
What makes us different? Being locally owned and operated Heathcotes has a vested interest in our local community, sponsoring various local events and schools. That’s why we are proud to get behind the Great NZ Food Show.
The Hits Waikato 98.6 - Music you know and love! The very best presenters in New Zealand!
The Hits is designed to engage with today’s adult listener. It’s the place you go to feel happy, connect with likeminded people, laugh and sing along to all the songs.
Wintec School of International Tourism, Hospitality and Events
Tourism in New Zealand is a $64 million dollar a day industry, employing nearly one in 10 New Zealanders. Our School of International Tourism, Hospitality and Events is well positioned to provide this significant industry with qualified, practical graduates.
We offer training and qualifications in travel and tourism, hospitality, event management, professional cookery, retail, beauty and hairdressing.
Our programmes equip graduates for work in the tourism and hospitality industries both locally and internationally. Our staff are highly experienced, with many still working in, or closely tied to industry. It is these close connections that enable our students to gain invaluable work experience and ultimately, employment.
Amongst our most successful graduates is internationally acclaimed chef and Masterchef New Zealand judge, Josh Emett. He and many other industry professionals spend time with our students passing on their knowledge and expertise.
We are proud to be the naming right sponsors of the Great NZ Food Show Cooking Classes where our staff and students will be hands on deck.
Vilagrad Vineyard & Winery - Established in 1922 by Ivan Milicich Snr, Vilagrad Winery is now in its fifth generation as a family owned and operated winery right here in the Waikato. Specialising in fine wine, food and entertainment.
Our exquisite range of multi award winning wines are carefully hand harvested and hand crafted at the winery creating high quality wines that reflect the climate and soils of the region.
Enjoy our delicious Mediterranean cuisine with a relaxing Sunday Lunch, a memorable Wedding Day or the sensational Harvest Festival. Vilagrads exudes a unique sense of history, charm and style to every occasion.
OUR SUPPORTING SPONSORS
We would like to recognise the special contribution our supporting sponsors provide the show.
Good George - In 2011 Good George begun in a great location in the heart of Frankton, Hamilton and converted the old St George’s church into the Good George Brewery.
Good George has now grown to a team that includes 5 brewers. The recent addition of a bottling and canning line has allowed us to take Good George Brewing to the next level!
At Good George we share a common mission – ‘to create better beer moments’. Good George encourages drinkers to explore the awesome new world of beer and cider, show them how best to enjoy it, and have a bloody good time in the process.