News - Hospitality

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,...

Entreēs for Aspiring Bakers
January 9, 2017

Two new programmes aimed at would-be bakers launch at EIT in March 2017. The New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) Level 4* will cover the basic skills needed for working in...

Students Mobilise for Region’s Wine Awards
October 18, 2016

EIT students and tutors are gearing up to help make one of the region’s most celebrated events a standout success. As in past years, EIT is enthusiastically supporting the Hawke’s Bay A...