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Supreme winner 2013_Mince & Cheese_NZ Bakels Supreme Pie Awards

Simon Gault to pick New Zealand’s best pie

May 12, 2014 • Featured, Food serviceComments (0)

The oven gloves are back on, as bakers begin to battle for the Bakels New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards top title. And this year, celebrity chef Simon Gault will be rolling up his sleeves to help determine the country’s mightiest pie. Gault, of MasterChef fame and owner of restaurants Euro, Jervois Steakhouse and Shed 5, ...

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Hospitality & Retail Setting Pace In 2014

April 28, 2014 • Featured, Food serviceComments (0)

As retailers and hospitality business operators grapple with one of the most complex trading weeks of the year, many are hopeful that rising consumer confidence will translate into strong sales for the next 12 months. According to the latest MYOB Business...


Tech-Savvy Gen-Y Top Investment for Kiwi Businesses

April 15, 2014 • Fast food, FeaturedComments (0)

A leading business executive says investing in tech-savvy Gen-Y employees is the way forward in today’s market, and that Kiwi companies should resist giving them a bad rap. The general manager for Domino’s New Zealand, Scott Bush, says today’s youths...


Ten newcomers reflect changes to Auckland’s dining scene

April 10, 2014 • Featured, Food serviceComments (0)

The menu is changing on the list of Auckland’s most feted 50 restaurants. Twenty per cent of the establishments on the Metro Top 50 restaurants are new to the table while five are returning after absences of varying lengths. The magazine’s Top 50...


Showcase your sustainability credentials

April 8, 2014 • Featured, Food serviceComments (0)

Conscious Consumers has launched a new smartphone application that makes it easy for consumers to find and support local businesses doing good stuff. To be listed on the application businesses need to be accredited for specific ethical and sustainable...


Pocket the best pizza deals with Domino’s new Offers App

March 31, 2014 • Fast food, FeaturedComments (0)

Constantly rummaging through each and every drawer in the house to find those vouchers you so carefully tucked away? Eliminate the hassle with the launch of Domino’s new Offers App – all the best deals, always in your pocket! Making the most of what...


‘Everywhere dining’ a response to increasing casualisation of eating out

March 31, 2014 • Featured, Food serviceComments (0)

You’re sitting on the deck, enjoying a drink with good mates. A growl from your stomach rudely interrupts your catch-up session. You don’t feel like going down to the dining room, but you want something tastier than a few olives and a bowl of fries....


New Study Reveals Kiwi Coffee Preferences

March 25, 2014 • Beverage, FeaturedComments (0)

Forget the City of Sails, Auckland is officially the flat white capital of New Zealand according to new research. Aucklanders drink more flat whites than any other coffee throughout the country with 31% saying they prefer this as their daily cup over mochas...

Carlita Campbell, Cobar Restaurant Wellington with winning dish credit Jonny Davis

Young Wellington chef wins $10,000 bursary

March 21, 2014 • Featured, Food serviceComments (0)

The only female and youngest chef among the finalists has been awarded the inaugural Ōra King Chef’s Bursary worth $10,000. Christchurch-born chef de partie Carlita Campbell (21) who works at Wellington’s Cobar Restaurant plans to use her prize to test...


Mediaweb goes into receivership: future unknown for its hospitality titles

March 20, 2014 • Featured, Food serviceComments (0)

As published by Stoppress ‘only five months after NBR reported that Mediaweb was unable to pay its staff, it has now been announced that the publisher has gone into receivership.’ Mediaweb owns a number of business to business magazines and websites...