Full programme

Mystery Box Challenge - Jonny Schwass


Venue & Duration

Garden Kitchen

30 - 45 minutes

Join Jonny Schwass, top chef, as he cooks up a storm in the Meadow Mushrooms Mystery Box Challenge. This plant-based challenge is undertaken under the watchful and sometimes cheeky eye of celebrity chef, Jax Hamilton and tasks top chefs from around Christchurch and the South Island to create new and exciting dishes from mystery ingredients.

Jonny has over 20 years experience as a chef, he is known to take a no-nonsense approach to cooking, which has made him a big hit in the world of cuisine, overseas and at home. Chef Schwass has a passion for competition cooking and is also passionate about whole-animal sensibility, as well as using local and seasonal food in the kitchen. He has written for newspapers, featured on RNZ and is an advocate for the Canterbury region’s edible resources.