The Stars
The Stars

INTERNATIONAL STARS & LOCAL LEGENDS

For one month only, a glittering lineup of Michelin-starred chefs, cocktail masters and award winning cookbook authors from the world’s most innovative bars and restaurants add their international star power to our local Ponsonby legends. Discover more about our rockstar lineup here.

INTERNATIONAL STARS & LOCAL LEGENDS

For one month only, a glittering lineup of Michelin-starred chefs, cocktail masters and award winning cookbook authors from the world’s most innovative bars and restaurants add their international star power to our local Ponsonby legends. Discover more about our rockstar lineup here.

ANNA HANSEN

Anna’s culinary philosophy is driven by the desire to please and excite the palate by renewing everyday cooking with modern ingredients and global inspiration…

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MANJUNATH MURAL

Executive chef Manjunath Mural, (The Song of India, épicer) has won three consecutive Michelin stars at Singapore’s pre-eminent fine-dining institution…

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MANISH MEHROTRA

Mehrotra has been called the most exciting modern Indian chef in the world today. Corporate chef to Indian Accent New Delhi, London and New York, his path-breaking approach…

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MATT WHILEY

Talented Mr Fox is the brainchild of the highly acclaimed Matt Whiley. Matt’s achievements and reputation as a mixologist have led him to be named Evening Standard’s top…

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SOTHER TEAGUE

Award-winning New York mixologist, Sother Teague, will be mixing drinks and sharing insights on the art of the cocktail at boutique Ponsonby speakeasy, Ante Social

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MIMI GILMOUR

Boss girl, co-CEO and co-founder, Burger Burger. A dynamic force in the New Zealand hospitality industry, Mimi Gilmour is an acclaimed Auckland restaurateur and businesswoman…

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CHE BARRINGTON

In 2011, chef Che Barrington turned Thai food on its head, taking it out from Auckland’s food halls and transforming it into an all-night party in your mouth. Originally from Nelson…

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Elemental AKL

Eat Drink Love Ponsonby is proud to be part of Elemental AKL – a new region-wide festival illuminating Tāmaki Makaurau during winter. A captivating programme of more than 40 free and ticketed events which celebrate Auckland’s energy and vibrancy through light, cuisine, culture and entertainment. Drawing on the elements of air, fire, earth, and water, Auckland’s newest festival will transform eateries and bars, theatres, parks and islands, public spaces, and more throughout the month of July. Be energised and entertained with a diverse array of thought-provoking new works, crowd-pleasers, and interactive, immersive events. Elemental AKL will delight, inspire and show you why Tāmaki Makaurau is a place unlike any other.

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