Plate of Origin is an annual competition showcasing the best food from across New Zealand. Hosted in Manawatu, nine local restaurants are partnered up with ten of the best restaurants from around the country. Each partnership creates one main dish, highlighting two key ingredients to represent their partner restaurant’s region and Manawatu-Whanganui. Plate of Origin 2018 is run in association with Cuisine, the magazine for New Zealand foodies.
The 2017 Plate of Origin winners were:
Amayjen, Feilding in association with Arbour, Marlborough
The 2016 Plate of Origin winners were:
Aberdeen, Palmerston North in association with The Grove, Auckland