Jackson Mehlhopt has to be one of New Zealand’s youngest head chefs. At 21, he’s just picked up his first head chef gig at Gin Gin, a recently relocated gin bar on New Regent Street, Christchurch.
Category: We’re Watching
It took travelling to the other side of the world for Max Gordy to realise that New Zealand had a style of food.
It was two weeks into her first head chef role at Scotch restaurant in Blenheim and Georgia van Prehn got the jitters.
For many years the only pass that interested Lesley Chandra was on the rugby field.
Ramen is to Japan what meat pies are to New Zealand: a regionally variable iconic food you can buy ready-to-heat at home (but you maybe shouldn’t) and which even when bad is still pretty good.
Italian-born Giada Grilli always knew she would be a chef.
The day he turned sixteen, Zennon Wijlens walked out of school and into a restaurant kitchen.
It's been a year of firsts for Conor Mertens and Carly Black.
PHILIPPINE-BORN Carlo Buenaventura always knew he would end up working with food.
A life in chef's whites wasn’t an obvious choice for Abhijit Dey.