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We are delighted and excited to end the year by sharing our news that our Executive Chef Damon McGinniss has been selected as one of five Ambassador Chefs by Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
For Damon this is the third time he’s been selected as Ambassador, the first whilst working with us here at Art Deco Masonic Hotel.
Ambassador Chef’s are selected for their passion and talent for cooking with New Zealand Beef and Lamb, driving innovation and creativity within the food service sector, and ultimately helping to shape our country’s food story.
Emporium Eatery & Bar for the sixth year in a row has also been awarded The 2018 Beef and Lamb Excellence Award.
For our hotel guests, guests at Emporium Eatery & Bar, Emporium - The Lounge, and The Rose Irish pub you can all be assured whether enjoying a fine dining experience for lunch of dinner, a casual breakfast, or snack, you will be in good hands.
You’ll find or more information about the award and other Ambassador chefs here.
Nicolas Feuillatte VIP Lounge | Art Deco Festival 16 - 18 February 2018
This iconic event has been transformed, guests will enjoy all of the perks of previous festivals plus so much more! The VIP Lounge allows guests to escape the festival madness to the most sought-after weather proof space within the very heart of the Art Deco Festival. The Art Deco Masonic Hotel’s historical functions venue, The Gatsby Room, will be completely dedicated to the lounge, giving guests even more room to spread out, windows to people watch and only ticket holders have unlimited access during three full days of the festival!
Ongoing at Emporium:
- Friday Night Cocktails. Emporium is known for having one of the most extensive beverage lists around, and our team are delighted to help you celebrate the end of the week with two especially created cocktails every Friday evening. They're just $10 each and the perfect way to kick off the weekend.
- Are you a loyalty card holder? Next time you drop by, ask us about our loyalty card scheme to get 50c off every coffee plus build points at both Emporium and The Rose.
- Pre-Show and Post-Show Dinner Options – Situated as we are right in the cultural heart of the city, Emporium is the ideal place for dinner either before or after a show or film. We've come up with great options for diners taking in a performance or movie at Napier Municipal Theatre, MTG Hawke's Bay or Napier Cathedral. Be sure to ask our staff for details.