News - Hospitality

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,...

Cookery programme making dreams into reality
June 6, 2019

Putting a gourmet twist on traditional food is the ambition of a young man from Napier who now lives in Wairoa and is well on his way to becoming a qualified chef. Bon Te Hiko started his...

Student’s food market vowed connoisseurs
May 30, 2019

Apple butter, healthy drinks, pickled rhubarb, jams and salami - EIT’s trainee chefs celebrated their cooking expertise by showcasing their preserves and charcuterie wares at the School of...

Taiena Pursues her Mum’s Legacy
May 30, 2019

Taiena is currently studying her third diploma at EIT. It’s hard to believe how much life experience fits into the story of 29-year-old Taiena Ene. Taiena’s Samoan parents raised her as an...

Future culinary stars getting creative at HB Salon
May 8, 2019

Are you keen to watch some of New Zealand’s future kitchen maestros dishing up their finest creations? After weeks of training, Hawke’s Bay’s most talented junior chefs are ready to...