Foodservice and hospitality providers will be heading to the New Zealand Food Safety Summit on December 10 at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Auckland.

Influential players in the food industry will be in attendance from around New Zealand and overseas, with key government representatives, food industry, and food safety leaders participating.

The summit will be held at the Grand Millennium Auckland.

With the goal of ensuring New Zealand's world-class food safety system remains robust in responding to future challenges, the summit is designed to proactively support New Zealanders to feel confident making choices about food.


Keynote speakers include Minister for Food Safety Damien O' Connor, director-general of the Ministry for Primary Industries Ray Smith, and deputy director-general of New Zealand Food Safety Bryan Wilson.

International speakers include Dr Tim Jackson of Driscoll's, Dr Amy Kircher, the director of Food Protection and Defense Institute at the University of Minnesota, and Mike Lee, founder of The Future Market.

Kiwi speakers include food writers Nikki Bezzant and Ray McVinnie, editor and co-director of Cuisine magazine Kelli Brett, and chief executive of Consumer New Zealand Sue Chetwin. Dan Craig, founder of Eat Crawlers, will also be in attendance.

A program of the day's events can be found here.

The summit will be held from 9 am to 5:30 pm at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Auckland. Earlybird tickets are $300 + GST until November 25, and $450 + GST from November 26.

Ticket price includes a complimentary breakfast (8 am) and entry to the networking reception (5:30 pm).

To register online, click here.

This event is hosted by New Zealand Food Safety.