Class - Pasta & Mushroom (sponsored by Pasta Vera)
Mary Vaikai - Manurewa High school
Gold with Distinction - Winner of this class & Secondary School Student of the Year (AUT)
Competitors had sixty (60) minutes to prepare, cook and present two (2) identical, individually plated main dishes featuring Pasta Vera Pasta and mushrooms. The dish had to reflect either contemporary or traditional Italian cuisine.
Class - Live Pasta (sponsored by Pasta Vera)
Jin You - The Cornell Education Group
Gold - Winner of this class
Competitors had sixty (60) minutes to prepare and present four (4) identical, individually plated main courses featuring and a savoury pasta (Pasta Vera Pasta) suitable for a café/bistro menu.