Cooking Contest - Opération Tarte Tatin

Put your baking skills to the test as we are looking for the best Tarte Tatin: the famous French upside-down apple tart

The event consists of a culinary competition in which participants will put their baking skills to the test and make the famous French upside-down apple tart (caramelized apple pie with sugar and butter). A dedicated Jury will search for the best Tarte Tatin.

Apron's on , Set, Bake!

Simply bring to "Le Garde Manger" on Queen Street your best creation, classic or original,
to stand a chance to win an amazing prize*!

If you would like to enter:
Register your entry
by Tuesday 11 May 6PM
Limited space available!

There will be an opportunity to taste and vote for a ‘People’s Choice’ after the judging has finished.
Glass of wine offer!

Bring your Tarte Tatin 
Wednesday 12 MAY 
Le Garde-Manger 
466 Queen street, Auckland
6.30PM TO 8.30PM

The jury will taste the tartes at 7pm.

>>Meet the Jury 

*Amazing price to win

A return flight to Wellington for one person (the winner) on 20 - 21 May 2021
Your accommodation
A breakfast at the French Residence
A hands-on cooking class at Cordon Bleu New Zealand: preparation of a traditional French dish with Chef Francis Motta
Followed by a two-course lunch: the dish prepared during the class matched with a French wine and a dessert.

The winner will be announced on Tuesday 12 May 

Term and conditions

T&C’s: this competition is open to those aged 18 and over and the prize, as described, is provided to the winner only. The date cannot be changed (but dependent on COVID-19 alert levels) neither can the content of the prize be transferred to another person or exchanged for cash. It includes the transport to/from Wellington (arrival on 20 May, return on 21 May) and a one-night accommodation (20 May).
A shuttle service will operate transfers to the French Residence and Cordon Bleu New Zealand.
Individual airport/railway station transfers aren’t covered.

By participating to the cooking contest you agree to the terms and conditions.

Bonne chance !

Operation Tarte Tatin is supported by The Embassy of France in New Zealand, in partnership with Le Cordon Bleu in New Zealand, and the owner of the "Hotel des Soeurs Tatin" La Maison Tatin in France, le Garde-Manger French Restaurant, Le Bocuse d'or New Zealand, Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

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