Hospitality

EIT hospitality graduates hit the ground running. Purpose-built facilities and close links with industry partners provide our students with hands-on experience in a work environment. What are you waiting for?

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New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) Level 5

Do you want to become a chef? With the Diploma in Professional Chef Practice Level 5 you will undertake a one year journey starting with basic cooking and food preparation, and continue on to develop the skills to tempt and delight the taste buds of diners in fine dining restaurants locally, nationally, and internationally.

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Grant Sipeli

Grant Sipeli, New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4 Graduate

A summer working at Terroir, one of the world’s most highly ranked  vineyard restaurants, was a great stepping stone to a career in hospitality, says recently graduated chef Grant Sipeli.

Grant has always enjoyed food and grew up helping his mother cook the family meals. Supported and encouraged by Jo and her mother, he took the opportunity to enrol for EIT’s Diploma in Professional Chef Practice.

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Featured Staff

Chris Toomey

Chris Toomey

Industry background with Hilton International Hotels and Tourism Training NSW, involving Food & Beverage management, Human Resources, training and consultancy.

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Scholars

Scholars Fully Licensed Training Restaurant

 Scholars Training Restaurant is an integral part of the Culinary Arts and Restaurant programmes at EIT.  Scholars is open to the public for lunches and dinners during the teaching semester providing cooking and waiting students with practical experience in a real and professional setting. 

Come and enjoy the fare of tomorrow’s chefs today!

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Specialist Facilities 

A purpose-built building houses a variety of specialist facilities, including modern, commercially-equipped kitchens, a fully licensed and opertional training restaurant “Scholars”, as well as general classrooms and administration offices.

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Apr
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Top Singaporean Chef Visits The Bay

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Nov
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Students Master Fine Dining Skills

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Jul
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EIT Celebrating Māori Language Week

EIT is to be a showcase for the Māori language next week, with daily activities... Read More

May
11

Red Hot Jobs For Graduate Chefs

Two EIT graduate chefs have a superb entrée to their careers working at The Farm – the... Read More

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