Te Omanga Hospice Vintners’ Lunch | Charity Fundraiser

Facing stiff competition on the charity calendar, Te Omanga Hospice asked Verve to make its annual fundraiser an event it could depend on.

We transformed it into a big-tick day on the capital city’s food and wine calendar—one that would sell out a year in advance.

We shifted it from an out-of-the-way venue into the heart of the city. We made sure six of Wellington’s top chefs could really turn up the heat in superior kitchens.  And we kept things cool, overseeing the smooth production of 1,800 plates over five hours.  

With our hospitality contacts, we called up dozens of skilled serving staff to volunteer their time.  

By raising standards across the board, we helped Te Omanga Hospice to hit its fund-raising target and lift its profile into the bargain. And three-hundred discerning foodies said: “See you next year.”