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Top chef: Kaur blimey, Jasbir a hit in Spain
Top chef: Kaur blimey, Jasbir a hit in Spain

Nineteen thousand kilometres is a long way to travel for truffles, but for Farm Cove local Jasbir Kaur it’s all in a day’s work.

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Climbed To The Top
Climbed To The Top

Winika Hutchins always dreamed of becoming a top chef. This year, she will realise her dream, representing New Zealand in the world truffles championships—Cocinando con Trufa.

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Master of Tapas
Master of Tapas

When it comes to tapas, Ignite Colleges General Manager chef Jasbir Kaur knows her stuff.

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Auckland Schools Cook for Cancer
Auckland Schools Cook for Cancer

A group of Auckland high schools have teamed up with a top cookery school to raise money for Kiwi kids with cancer.

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Tantalus Estate Head Chef wins Australasian Tapas Comp
Tantalus Estate Head Chef wins Australasian Tapas Comp

Tino Passano, head chef at Waiheke Island’s Tantalus Estate Vineyard, has been named the Australasian Tapas Champion for 2019, earning a spot at the World Tapas competition in Spain later this year.

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Auckland Fires up for 2019 Australasian Tapas Competition
Auckland Fires up for 2019 Australasian Tapas Competition

Leading chefs from both sides of the Tasman are sharpening their knives as they prepare for battle in the 2019 Australasian Tapas Competition. Read full article here

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Kiwi chefs, Spanish flair
Kiwi chefs, Spanish flair

Opportunities to intern in Spain are one of the benefits Ignite Colleges offers its cookery students. Angela Scrivener has just returned from a three month stint at a Michelin star restaurant there. Find out more about her experience in Hospitality...

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Ignite the Chef in You
Ignite the Chef in You

Some of New Zealand’s best chefs will showcase their favorite recipes in a new web series ‘Ignite the Chef in You’, just launched at Ignite Colleges cookery school in Manukau. Filming for episode one kicked off with Clooney Head Chef...

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NZ Chefs Unite at Ignite
NZ Chefs Unite at Ignite

Talented chefs from the past, present and future joined forces last night in a special culinary event showcasing New Zealand’s finest.

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Ignite Student laps up gastronomy tour of Spain
Ignite Student laps up gastronomy tour of Spain

She’s just a few weeks into her Spanish gastronomic adventure, but Ignite Colleges cookery student Angela Scrivener has already gained more than a taste of the country’s best offerings.

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