Welcome to our May 2021 issue!
A huge sigh of relief and anticipation resounded across New Zealand with the Australian border reopening announcement and now cautious optimism is replacing fear as we embrace the winter ski season and the return of the Aussie tourist $$ to our shores.
Our May issue heralds the brave initiatives of new openings in Auckland and New Plymouth and celebrates the winner and the achievements of four top chefs in Queenstown who made it to the region’s finals of the Restaurant Association of New Zealand 2021 awards, despite COVID 19.
Take care if you have entered the Great Toastie Challenge as the judges are now out and about tasting all entries across the country and remember the 2021 Fine Food show is just weeks away in Auckland, bringing the best and brightest new equipment and food industry delights to inspire the industry.
We detail Hospitality New Zealand’s plans to hold a Summit in September that could well shape the industry’s future – providing all in all a far more positive scenario for the hospitality business.