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Founded by Celia Hay, the New Zealand School of Food and Wine opened its first campus in Christchurch in 1995. In 2012, a new campus was established in Auckland's Viaduct when NZSFW relocated to Auckland following the Christchurch earthquakes. NZSFW offers fully-equipped modern demonstration and practical kitchens, dining room, cocktail bar, wine tasting and barista training rooms, seminar and reception area.

As specialists in culinary, wine & hospitality education, NZSFW has trained thousands of students. Many have gone on to enjoy success as respected chefs, food writers, food and wine educators, sommeliers and restaurant owners.

The New Zealand School of Food & Wine is registered and accredited with the New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA). It holds NZQA Category One rating. Please find NZQA's full External Evaluation and Review Report here

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Open Days

Come along to our High School Leaver Open Day and be part of the GAP Year workshops for school leavers who are unsure what they want to do in 2021.

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Hear from some of our former students

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