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Beyond the Plate Food Art Event

posted Mar 2, 2018, 1:53 PM by NMIT Class   [ updated Apr 2, 2018, 12:53 PM ]

Ticketed Canape Party - 11 th April at Rata Room, 6pm - 
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The Event 

A ticketed event featuring food art installations from local school students and Nelsonians. 

On the 11th April installations will be assembled during the day followed by a ticketed event that evening. 

At the evening event people can view the food art installations and edible food art canapés will be served.

There will also be interactive food demos, auctions and fun opportunities to have a go! 


Opportunity for Schools

We want to inspire students to get creative with local fresh produce and we are offering assistance from concept to completion. This could involve visits to schools, opportunities for school students to visit NMIT kitchens whilst encouraging health, well being, creativityart and maybe even a thing about science!
Open to all age groups, creative levels and abilities.

Action Steps

Step 1. A champion teacher or teachers from each school who is excited by this opportunity and keen to be involved. Please fill in expression of interest form.

Step 2. The NMIT Culinary Art Students to assist with ideas, concepts and to look at further ways to use this opportunity for education - February 2018

Step 3.Installation ideas and concepts are finalized - March 2018

Step 4. Schools, classes or individuals design and create their food art project for completion and installation on the 11th April 2018.

Possible installation ideas could include, but not limited to:
Food Graffiti
Dine by Design
Brain Food
Future Foods
Nourishing Nosh
Potato stamps and pasta art
Grass Roots Up
Incredible Edibles
Enchanted Garden
Kids and Kai
Story Telling
Food photography

Join us in this unique opportunity to be part of an event that is inspiring, creates food for thought and goes " BEYOND THE PLATE."