News - Hospitality

EIT Chef Tutor Welcomed In Iraq
July 2, 2018

Recently returned from working for the United Nations in Iraq, EIT chef tutor Mark Caves was inspired by Middle Eastern cuisine in creating a main for FAWC’s fêted Noel Crawford Memorial...

New Head of School Enjoying Career in Education
May 30, 2018

Having seen EIT from a distance for a few years, Glenn Fulcher – as head of the Tourism and Hospitality and the English Language centre – feels it is now nice to be part of it. Taking...

New Head of School
April 4, 2018

Newly-appointed head of EIT’s School of Tourism and Hospitality and the English Language Centre, Glenn Fulcher will take up the position in early April. Formerly regional manager, Pacific,...

Coming Home Delivers Rewards For Graduating Chef
March 12, 2018

Nicole Barnes has a further reason to be excited about graduating with EIT’s Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery this week – her decision to retrain as a chef has paid off with a job...

Hawke’s Bay Chef’s Skills In Demand
November 14, 2017

Back from New York, patisserie chef Hilary Wroe recently shared her experience of working at top-end Manhattan restaurants with trainee chefs at EIT. Hilary, who grew up in Waipukurau, was...

Students Hope For Pot Luck in Cooking Competition
July 25, 2017

Three EIT students aim to be the hottest team at this week’s Nestle Toque d’Or – a competition staged for New Zealand’s very best hospitality students.   Trainee chefs Courtney...

Longo Loves Learning
July 12, 2017

Studying the Certificate in Bakery at EIT, Longo Reo Te Kooro tracks his Samoan descent through his father, who moved to New Zealand in his teens. Longo’s Samoan family are from Apia and...

Loving the Local at Locavore at Scholars
June 14, 2017

EIT’s trainee chefs recently celebrated the bounty of Hawke’s Bay, artistically presenting their preserves and charcuterie wares at the School of Hospitality’s second annual Locavore at...

Roastery Adds Flavour to Bay’s Coffee Culture
May 1, 2017

Building on business and barista skills gained at EIT, Ethan Phillips is developing his recently established coffee roastery in Napier. “Every aspect of my learning has been a stepping stone...

Bay Baker Shares a Passion For The Trade
January 18, 2017

The third generation in his family to work as a baker, Stefan Schmith is excited about passing on the secrets of his age-old trade to would-be bakers in Hawke’s Bay. German-born and trained,...