One of New Zealand’s favourite restaurants has won two awards at the Wellington hospitality awards. Davey McDonald of popular Wellington eatery Ortega Fish Shack & Bar has been awarded Outstanding Maitre’d of the Year at The Capital Awards and Outstanding Front of House.
As a long-time supporter of the palliative care organization, Dilmah has donated tea requirements to every Hospice in New Zealand since 1997, ensuring that those who rely on the service, together with their families, friends, visitors, Hospice staff and volunteers, ...
This year, acclaimed Marlborough winemaker Allan Scott celebrates the 25th vintage at his namesake Blenheim-based vineyard. Allan Scott Family Winemakers released its first humble blend in 1990, and today creates multiple varieties with heavy demand for their wines in over ...
After three days of intense competitions and months of preparation, the major award winners of the 2014 NZ Culinary Fare were revealed recently at the Vodafone Events Centre in Auckland.
We’d like to take a moment to congratulate our very own Neil Miller who last week won Beer Writer of the Year at the Brewers Guild of New Zealand awards.
Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) students Ryan Bloomfield, Maxine Scheckter and Nicolas Abril have proven that when the ‘heat is on in the kitchen’ it is no barrier to success, after they won gold and silver medals plus an Innovation ...
Statistics New Zealand’s Commercial Accommodation Monitor (CAM) figures released yesterday showed that Queenstown has recorded its highest ever guest nights for a 12 month period.
Taste of Auckland 2014 is settling into its new home of Western Springs, this year’s line-up is set to be the best yet, as it welcomes ten of Auckland’s finest restaurants, plus a who’s who of chefs, winemakers and NZ’s best producers.
La Porchetta has launched a fantastic new website, making it easier than ever for consumers to find their nearest restaurant, order online from the new menu, organise family functions and parties for all ages, and be up-to date with the latest news and events.
The 2015 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference will be held at The Langham, Auckland on Thursday, 4 June 2015.
Scott Rao started out by reading every book he could find about the coffee business back in 1992. Now he has more than 20 years’ experience as a barista and coffee roaster.
Drawn the short straw on preparing the Christmas dinner? Well, there’s good news for you and all yuletide cooks with My Food Bag bringing back its popular and easy-to-prepare festive feast in 2014.
Tucked amongst the hills at the head of Lake Wakatipu near Queenstown is Aro Ha, a plush, extremely self-sufficient, first-of-its kind wellness retreat. Here the focus is all about treading lightly on the environment.
When Aaron Wagstaff and Todd Cameron grew up at Waikanae Beach there was only a Four Square Store. So they headed to the big smoke, Wellington, and trained in hospitality.
This Friday, The Coffee Club New Zealand will launch the country’s first National Comfort Food Day, a nationwide celebration of New Zealand’s most iconic, favourite comfort food dishes.
The five-property Australasian accommodation business Sudima Hotel Group has cause to celebrate, again – this time, adding ‘winner’ to its list of accolades, at the recent Westpac Auckland Business Awards – South final event.
Queenstown has been named Australasia’s Leading Destination at the 2014 World Travel Awards.
Cloudy Bay is celebrating one of the world’s most quintessential culinary pairings by launching the Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc & Seafood Trail.