Culinary Arts department

Ranked highly around the world, the Culinary Arts department is part of hospitality, tourism and events at AUT and covers gastronomy, culinary arts and pâtisserie.

Students train in two quality restaurants on campus. Our staff have a wealth of industry experience, having worked as chefs or managed hotels, bars, restaurants, cafes and resorts around the world.

Undergraduate study in culinary arts will give you a solid grounding in this area.

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

Research in hospitality, tourism and events

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across hospitality, tourism and events.

More about our research

Culinary arts facilities

Hilary Wroe
Clinton Cooper
Hugo Hughes

Contact us

Lily Li
Student Administrator
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 8012

Head of department

Linda O'Neill
Acting Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 9184