WE’RE WATCHING… Angela Allan

Kerry Tyack meets Angela Allan, winner of New Zealand Sommelier of the Year 2023.

We’re watching… Conor McDonald

Kerry Tyack meets Conor McDonald, an Irish chef who is running hot.

We’re Watching… Diva Giles

Kerry Tyack meets Diva Giles, a woman making gentle waves in Auckland’s close-knit hospitality scene.

WE’RE WATCHING . . . Lizzie Rogers

Kerry Tyack meets Lizzie Rogers, a young chef whose enthusiasm and work ethic will take her a long way but whose heart…

WE’RE WATCHING… Thomas Hilton

Luke Owen Smith meets Thomas Hilton of Ao Cacao, the Māori chocolatier creating beautifully crafted bonbons and bars…

WE’RE WATCHING… Kenji Yoshitsuka

Artistic flair and surprising flavours combine in desserts to make you look twice, discovers Tracy Whitmey.

We’re Watching… Angel Apun / Luntian

Vegan Filipino food without compromise on taste is the goal of this food entrepreneur, discovers Tracy Whitmey.

WE’RE WATCHING . . . Tushar Grover

Complete focus on learning his craft drives this young chef, says Kerry Tyack.

WE’RE WATCHING… Petra Galler

Catherine George talks to a pastry chef who has caught the attention of one of New Zealand’s most renowned chefs.

WE’RE WATCHING… Andrea Marseglia

Starting his career in hospitality as a pizza maker, Andrea Marseglia didn’t really enjoy being behind the oven covered…