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Carlton Hospitality Marquee

Welcome to the Carlton Hospitality Marquee

You and your guests will enjoy a delicious mini taster menu prepared and introduced by three of New Zealand’s most acclaimed chefs. Your dishes will be matched to premium wines by leading wine makers and a complimentary bar will operate for the session including award winning wines from Crossroads. Each guest also receives $50 worth of Crowns to spend on additional food and drink on the day.

This is the most indulgent way to enjoy New Zealand’s greatest food festival.

Hosting Opportunities for Taste of Auckland 2013 included: 

  • Thursday Evening: A celebration of the first five years of Taste of Auckland and DINEAID featuring a charity auction for the Auckland City Mission and the wonderfully talented South Auckland Poets Collective.
  • Friday Afternoon: Ladies Lunch –  Always a festival favourite. Cuvee by No 1 Family Estate, fashion by Penny Sage, Ingrid Starnes and Lindi Kingi, goodie bags & delicious dishes by some of Auckland’s most indulgent restaurants.
  • Saturday Evening: Fine Cuisine, commentary by Oliver Driver (one of Auckland’s greatest closet foodies) and a live musical backdrop by Nina McSweeny. 

The Carlton Hospitality Marquee will return for 2014. Contact us now to plan your end of year or Christmas hosting event.

Your afternoon or evening will include:

  • Priority festival access via VIP entrance
  • A Master of Ceremonies to guide you through the experience
  • Drink reception on arrival
  • A three course tasting menu designed by leading chefs
  • Fine wines paired by a top sommelier
  • Complimentary bar
  • $50 worth of Crowns per guest (event currency)
  • Waiting staff in attendance throughout
  • Luxury private bathrooms
  • Branded signage on tables (if desired)
  • Priority seating in key theatres and features around the festival
  • Complimentary Taste of Auckland Menu Card

Always a popular part of the festival,  book your tables today to avoid disappointment. Call the Taste team on 09 531 5524 for a brochure or email

Experience a Taste of Our Hospitality for Yourself

 With thanks to Carlton Party Hire for their support in bringing a truly special series of events to Taste of Auckland for the fourth year running.