DATE: Saturday 30 April 2022

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Made possible with the generous support of:


Aprons on, Set, Bake!


Put your baking skills to the test as we search for Wellington’s best macarons: these famously light and sweet French delicacies.


Simply bring your best creation, classic or original, to enter and you could win one of our amazing prizes!


Need some tips? Check out our Macaron Demonstration workshop taking place on 19 April to get ready for the competition! Click here for more information on this event and our other April activities.




Grand Prize: A place in a hands-on, specialty cooking masterclass at the world-renown Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand. 

Runner-Up: Two entries for a delicious High Tea at the Brasserie of Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand.

Third Prize: A $50 voucher for Café La Cloche.

If you would like to enter:


  • Register your entry by contacting Alliance Française Wellington with your details by 5:00pm on Friday 29 April.

  • Bring your creation to Alliance Française Wellington by 10:00am on Saturday 30 May 2022 for judging.

  • The macarons will be judged at 10:30am.  You are welcome to stay and watch the judging process.

T&Cs: This competition is open to those aged 18 and over. Only one entry per person. The winner will be announced on 30 April 2022. The prizes are provided to the winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd places) only and it cannot be transferred or exchanged for cash. The date of the competition of 30 April 2022 is subject to COVID-19 restrictions. By entering the competition, entrants consent to the use of their first name and any photos and videos by Alliance Française Wellington for publicity and promotional purposes.