Sidart turns eight! And it’s celebrating with an enticing, one-night-only collaboration

The two esteemed chefs share the same ethos with regards to provenance.

In eight short years, Sidart has managed to ‘clock’ the Auckland dining scene, becoming one of the most sought-after culinary experiences in town. It should, therefore, come as no surprise that to celebrate the restaurant’s forthcoming birthday, Sid Sahrawat is calling upon one of the South Island’s most esteemed chefs for a hedonistic evening of gastronomy, entitled ‘North to South’.

On Thursday 14th September, chef-owner of the famed Roots restaurant in Lyttleton (Christchurch) Giulio Sturla will grace the fine-dining institution’s Ponsonby kitchen to prepare a six-course feast featuring the finest local and foraged produce from their respective backyards. Playing on their combined creativity and spontaneity — as well as circumventing what could well be unfavourable weather for crops in the lead-up — the two friends, who share a similar ethos with regards to provenance, will decide on the menu only several days beforehand. But if there’s one thing we can count on, it’s bound to be formidable. 

Dedicated to creating only the most sensational seasonal dishes for a ‘garden to table’ feast that will mark Sidart’s anniversary in typically sophisticated style, North to South will exalt the combined prowess of these two world-class culinary heavyweights.

Guests will enjoy six amuses, six courses (three from each chef) and a glass of champagne, all for $180. Wine matching to each course is an additional $90. Tickets can be purchased here.


Three Lamps Plaza
283 Ponsonby Road

(09 360 2122


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