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Food Hui 2021 Online

Food Hui 2021 - A Virtual Event

Monday 1st November - co-presented by Eat New Zealand & the Restaurant Association of NZ.

Where: Online

Tickets on sale here.

Based on the latest government announcement and the shifting Covid-19 landscape in which we find ourselves - we’ve been forced to make some changes to our 2021 Food Hui.

This year that looks like a Virtual Online Event on Monday 1st November it will be co-presented by Eat New Zealand and the Restaurant Association.

Our Food Hui has always been about bringing people together, and despite challenging circumstances, now more than ever, we need to hold space for these important conversations.

This virtual Food Hui will include live panel sessions, presentations as well as the opportunity for Q&A and open discussions. We are working to make the sessions as engaging and interactive as possible, while we hear from experts and leaders in their respective fields.

We also hope that by hosting this session online, it opens up the opportunity for a wider audience to engage in these significant conversations and will allow a greater engagement for those unable to travel freely.

Tickets will be FREE for all Eat NZ Supporters.

Eat NZ are offering general tickets for $35 (valued at $55).

To access the $20 discount select general tickets and use the code EATNZ2021.

Book your tickets here.

This ticket will allow you access to the live sessions on the day and recordings after the event.

Join us for the most important food conversation in New Zealand...

We are looking forward to bringing you together (virtually) and we hope that you will pull up a seat (in the safety of your own home) and choose to be part of the most important food conversation in Aotearoa.

Our vision for Food Hui 2021 is...WITHIN

An opportunity to look inwards. To embrace, celebrate and champion who and what we are as a food nation, while striving to lead a new way forward.

A chance to celebrate what we have here, within ourselves. To seek guidance from our own leaders, thinkers and innovators. To encourage each other and to look for support on our own shores.

We will draw on global experiences as lessons to help focus on our own narrative. To take pride in our industry, in our food, our people, our stories, our heritage and our land. To strengthen what we have already built and to come together to look within, as we look ahead to pave a more resilient food future for Aotearoa.

The event will bring together leaders, thinkers and innovators to seek guidance and support to strengthen what we have already built and to come together to pave a more resilient food future for Aotearoa.

Find out what else is on the Food Hui 2021 Menu...

Topics presented by Eat New Zealand

Our discussion will focus on embracing who we are as a food nation, from our producers to those who celebrate our food and food experiences.

The day will cover how we can incorporate a values-based framework or national food strategy into our food system will be discussed.

We'll consider the development of food communities through both local food networks and regenerative food tourism to understand how they’ll play an important role in our food security and food celebration moving forwards.

  • Towards Partnership for our food story with Hana O'Regan from Kai Tahu
  • Mana Kai - A Values based framework or National Food Strategy for Aotearoa
  • A Vision for Local Food Networks in New Zealand
  • How Food Tourism can change the story we tell the world
  • New Zealand's Food Waste Champions

Topics presented by the Restaurant Association of NZ

  • How can we harness hospitality’s power to connect people & place? Community connections: - the industry's power to connect
  • Is it time to change your employment strategy? Boosting the boss - finding health & wellness balance in a post Covid-19 environment for you and your teams
  • What will our workforce look like in 20 years? Start preparing today for our workforce of tomorrow
  • What have we learned to help us turn adversity into opportunity? Restaurant Resilience Lessons
  • Creating a positive narrative for the future of hospitality

Every year has been an opportunity to connect and advance our thinking collectively, particularly important in such tumultuous times. If you want insight into what’s happening and the people making it happen, tune in!

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