BIANZ New Zealand live bake-off 2016

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This year BIANZ is adding a live bake-off competition to the exciting events at Fine Food in Auckland.

How it works?

The finalists will compete head to head in a time limited competition in the demonstration kitchens at the BIANZ stand. Each contestant gets just 180 minutes to complete all tasks and have them presented for the judges. Contestants will be chosen only from their entries. There will be a maximum of six contestants overall. Recipes used are to be provided for the judges. This is for them to verify processes and ingredients used. Finished items are to have a product description display card.

How do I enter?

Entering is the easy part! Entry can be made either entering online (open Monday) check back here or by sending us a video that is no longer than two minutes to

Whichever method is chosen, the applicant needs to explain/show one or more of the following:

  • what they love about bakings
  • what makes them/their bakery special
  • what makes baking such an interesting/exciting industry
  • what makes them finalist material

Where Fine Food New Zealand 2016

ASB Showgrounds, 217 Green Lane West, Greenlane, Auckland

Entries open Monday 9 May 2016, 8am

Entries close Sunday 12 June 2016, 5pm

Judging Sunday 26 June 2016

Announcement Monday 27 June 2016 at the BIANZ Awards Dinner

Download the full details including product categories here

Register now and join us Sunday 26, Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 June.

BIANZ Awards Dinner (Wedding theme)

Your invited: Wedding of Gingy

BIANZ will be celebrating all our winners with Awards Dinner at the popular Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington, Auckland on Monday 27 June. 

Our theme this year is "Gingy's getting married" so come in your best attire and and join us for dinner and an evening of celebration, entertainment and fun! Our guest speaker is Greg Ward!

email to book your place at the table. Tickets for members $120 incl GST, non-members $140 incl GST.  Please note seats are limited.


Judging will take place live at the Fine Food Show at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland on Sunday the 26th of June. You need to register first with Fine Food. 

Got a Question?

Call 0800 NZBAKE (0800 692 253) or Loretta on 027 22 55 185

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