Situated in a picturesque corner of New Zealand’s Food and Wine Country, the 2024 Grand Long Lunch is the exclusive, cornerstone event of F.A.W.C! and not to be missed.
Prepare to be transported to a vivid world, where food, wine, styling and live entertainment are intertwined to create an event of a lifetime. Every year, the Grand Long Lunch is completely reinvented, ensuring no two years are the same!
In 2024, the Grand Long Lunch features a five-course meal prepared by some of Australasia’s leading chefs – Hawke’s Bay’s own Casey McDonald (Craggy Range Winery), Plabita Florence (Forest Restaurant, Auckland), Cuisine Magazine’s Chef of the Year Zennon Wijlens (Paris Butter, Auckland), Greg Piner (Marbecks, Dunedin) and Callum Hann (Lou's Place, Barossa Valley and Eleven Restaurant, Adelaide).
Bus transfers are included in your ticket price, allowing guests to take in the in incredible panoramic views on the way to those those lucky enough to visit the secret, private event location.
So, with everything thought of and covered, all that’s left to do, is book for a true Hawke’s Bay experience!
Ticket price includes canapes and bubbles on arrival, five course lunch with matching wine, bus transfers. Napier attendees can expect up to an hour drive to event location. Please note, we are unable to cater for dietary requirements.
F.A.W.C! is a series of exceptional food and wine experiences set in stunning locations in Hawke’s Bay. Running twice a year, F.A.W.C! is a chance to get up close and personal with chefs and food producers, wine makers and the clever people that make up the New Zealand food and wine scene. F.A.W.C! Summer Series runs over March 15-24.