Director, The Native Chef Ltd


Credentials (2)

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Work History

Excecutive Chef

Takapuna RSA

October 2013 - March 2014

Sole charge


Whangaroa College

July 2012 - December 2012

Food Tech

Executive Chef

Waiwera Thermal Resort

September 2011 - June 2012

Executive Chef

Maori Chef De Cuisine

Treetops Lodge

October 2008 - July 2010

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Hurungaterangi

January 2009 - January 2010

Head Chef

Essence Cafe

February 2006 - October 2008

knife skills

AFCO Industries

December 2005 - February 2006



The Rugby Institute of Technology

November 2005 - January 2006

Beef & Lamb Boner, & Slaugter Borad

Taylor Prestons Meats

December 1997 - December 2000


The Native Chef Ltd


Qualifications & Certifications

Benneydale Area School

Art Foundation

Whitireia Comunity Polytechnic

Nationnal Cert in Craft Design

Whitireia Comunity Polytechnic

Poutama (Carving School)

Whitireia Comunity Polytechnic

Diploma Craft Design

Whitireia Comunity Polytechnic

Bachelor of Maori Visual Art

Massey University (Palmerston North)

National Cert in Computer Graphics and Design

Nat Cole

Professional Cooking Level 3

UCOLE (Palmerston North)

Te Tohumatauranga (Te Reo Maori)

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Chef Eru Tutaki

Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand