News - Hospitality

Student’s food market wowed connoisseurs
July 1, 2020

Kimchi, gin and beetroot noodles - EIT’s trainee chefs celebrated their cooking expertise by showcasing their preserves and charcuterie wares at the School of Hospitality’s fifth annual...

“I want to open my own restaurant”
June 11, 2020

Four years ago, Tasio Simo and his wife Christina moved from Samoa to New Zealand. The couple has seven children, the oldest son is 16 years old and stayed behind in Samoa while the two youngest...

EIT Hub Cafe helps local supergrans
May 7, 2020

With staff and equipment to produce food, and no customers because of the Covid-19 lockdown, EIT Tairāwhiti Hub manager Anna Charrington wondered how her team could help some of the...

Odell sweetens up Hawke’s Bay
March 15, 2020

Odell Reynolds may be able to whip up the most sumptuous treats, yet – against all odds - she doesn’t have a sweet tooth and can easily go without sugar. This, however, is not the only...

Marae-Based course leading to big opportunities
January 16, 2020

After spending the first half of his working life in the retail industry, a 39 year old Wairoa man, Ricardo Carrol, has discovered a whole new world after completing the NZ Certificate in...

Power couple work hard for success
December 19, 2019

It was a full-on year for power couple Julie and Ben Fulton. Julie, an EIT travel & tourism graduate, manages the Filipino restaurant PAK at Westshore. Over the last months, she has turned...

EIT hosts Healthy Lunch Box Competition
November 20, 2019

EIT hosted the annual Healthy Lunch Box Competition for Intermediate Schools organised by the Life Education Trust as part of their Life Education Programme. The challenge for the eight teams...

Courses to cater for learning wishlists
June 7, 2019

EIT is putting together courses for people who want to learn a bit of DIY to improve and maintain their homes. They are among the big line-up of the Adult Community Education (ACE) programme,...