Hospitality, tourism and events news

Three images of the AUT Winter Series, showing chefs and students making food and wine being poured.

Culinary delight at the Winter Series

Hospitality, tourism and events
22 Jul, 2024
Unwrap the chocolate and break out the mead, AUT’s Culinary Arts and Gastronomy Winter Series is back to warm you up with all things food in 2024.
Two photos side by side that show Emily Morgan preparing dishes, dressed in he chef whites.

Taking on Australia’s best young chefs

Hospitality, tourism and events
24 Jun, 2024
Emily Morgan is off to the final of the Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat competition in September.
Suitcases at airport

Welcome to NZ – now pay up

Hospitality, tourism and events
18 Jun, 2024
Do we want to focus on attracting high-spending tourists? Or do we want to attract large numbers of all tourist types and charge them more?
Students dressed in their whites posing for a photo at the competition.

Culinary Arts students clean up

Hospitality, tourism and events
10 Jun, 2024
AUT students have done well at a recent hospitality competition.
A chateau that makes part of the campus at Institut Lyfe. It looks like a fairytale-castle.

AUT joins exclusive hospitality Alliance

Hospitality, tourism and events
14 May, 2024
AUT has been welcomed into an exclusive alliance with 25 other leading hospitality and culinary schools around the globe.
Dianne, Tracy and Dolby smiling at the camera amongst festival goers people sitting at tables under large shade sails.

Learning better food systems in Nouméa

Hospitality, tourism and events
27 Nov, 2023
Two AUT gastronomy students have visited New Caledonia to learn about resilient and sustainable food systems.
Chefs in the kitchen

New gourmet range to benefit students

Hospitality, tourism and events
08 Nov, 2023
Renowned chef patron of Antoine’s, Tony Astle, is launching a new gourmet range, with profits going towards supporting students in hardship.
Students in front of plated food

AUT chef students cook for charity

Hospitality, tourism and events
17 Oct, 2023
AUT’s culinary arts students had the very special opportunity recently to prepare a delicious three-course meal for 150 guests at a charity gala dinner.
From AUT to the FIFA Fan Festival

From AUT to the FIFA Fan Festival

Hospitality, tourism and events
21 Sep, 2023
Working on the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Fan Festival in Auckland was a goal come true for Sam Napowanez.
A composite image of Lilly with her medals, her desert dish and Lilly competing.

Student chef brings back medals to NZ

Hospitality, tourism and events
21 Sep, 2023
Lilly Boles is inspired to keep challenging herself after taking out three bronze medals at the Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award.


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