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    Ultimate Chef

    Talented Taygen Simmons from top Auckland eatery Euro Bar and Restaurant, is rapt to be taking her career to the next level, and reigning as New Zealand’s first apprentice chef to pass the challenging Commercial Competence Assessment (CCA) - an important test and special feature of ServiceIQ’s new chef training programme, the New Zealand Apprenticeship in Cookery. 

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    Duck lays golden egg for aspiring apprentice chef

    A perfect dish with a prophetic title has turned a highly talented young Waihi chef’s dream into reality.  ‘Duck Odyssey’, a delicately cured duck breast with rich chicken liver parfait, won Aaron Kingsford the prestigious ServiceIQ Cookery Apprentice of the Year Award 2016 and the culinary journey of a lifetime to the world-famous Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.    

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    Who is New Zealand's best young chef?

    Finalists revealed in prestigious ServiceIQ Cookery Apprentice of the Year Award 2016. The heat is on for six talented young Kiwi chefs who will go head-to-head to win the coveted title of ServiceIQ Apprentice Chef of the Year 2016, this week.

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    Which rest home serves the best food?

    Good food is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and often one of the few things you will have to look forward to when you’re old. Yet among the serious criticisms levelled at rest homes by families, is the dreadful food their older relatives have to put up with. In fact, quality of food is a major reason for choosing one rest home over another. 

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    Aviation's right stuff - the race begins

    In Blenheim last weekend, some of New Zealand’s best young aircraft maintenance engineers from around the country battled it out to win a place in the national finals of the WorldSkills Aircraft Maintenance competition, to be held in Hamilton in late September 2016, the winner of which will take on the rest of the world at the WorldSkills international competition in Abu Dhabi in 2017.

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    Introducing Fast Track to Front of House

    New Zealand’s booming hospitality industry calls for friendly Kiwi staff, skilled with the knowledge to be able to confidently hit the ground running and impress customers with top service - in restaurants, cafes or bars.

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    ServiceIQ Hospo All Stars’ OE in Oz

    Earlier this year, four up-coming hospitality professionals were served a delicious dish fit for a gourmet; they were chosen to be the ServiceIQ All Star team with the mission to experience Australia’s famous Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2016.

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    Apprenticeships. Ready-made recipe for New Zealand’s chef shortage

    While there are not enough skilled chefs to meet demand from discerning diners, many restaurants are thinking ahead by training highly talented young cooks on-job with a chef’s apprenticeship.

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    Cutting edge technology takes on-job training to the next level

    The launch of a new digital service will make life a lot easier for the service industry. ServiceIQ’s new system is custom designed to provide wide ranging benefits for thousands of tourism, retail, hospitality, aviation and museum businesses and their staff upskilling on the job throughout the country.

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    ServiceIQ Hospo All Stars’ OE in Oz

    Earlier this year, four up-coming hospitality professionals were served a delicious dish fit for a gourmet; they were chosen to be the ServiceIQ All Star team with the mission to experience Australia’s famous Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2016.

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