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Prize gives award-winning chef entrée to the top
Nickolas Han could well be one New Zealand’s next great chefs. He’s doing pretty well so far. Having got into the profession through a casual kitchen role, he seems to be on the express dumbwaiter to the top.
Are you capable and connected?
The Government has made it clear tourism is important to New Zealand’s economy in the years to come. Tourism is made up of many sectors, including hospitality. And world-class hospitality service is vital to the future of the tourism industry
ServiceIQ helps put the spotlight on qualified Kiwis
Attention all ServiceIQ achievers: you can now promote your qualifications and skills online by connecting with ServiceIQ’s newly launched LinkedIn Alumni profile page.
2015 the year of great New Zealand service
New Zealand’s successful service industries like tourism, hospitality and retail are set to take advantage of a growing economy. Key to satisfying customers is excellent customer service. Putting a smile on a customer’s face is also great for business and helps keep people coming back, says ServiceIQ Chief Executive Dean Minchington.
Essential skills for gambling hosts
If gambling is available at your venue, you must make sure that you and your staff have completed the right training to help protect your guests, your members, your team and your business. This is essential at all times, but especially with the busy holiday season ahead.
Would you like a Diploma with that?
It's a step closer to running the show for 56 McDonald's graduates who have achieved their National Diploma in Hospitality Operational Management (Level 5).
Quest for the best!
Customers are always looking for excellent personal service. And it takes a special kind of person to provide it. It was smiles all round when Salome Sovea of Quest on Beaumont Serviced Apartments was presented with her ServiceIQ National Certificate of Hospitality (Front Office) Level 3.
Retail Professional chosen in central North Island
Liquor King’s Ashley Brunel will proudly represent the central North Island at the ServiceIQ Retail Professional New Zealand Award in Auckland on 22 October.
Lower North Island rocked by young retailer
Rockshop Palmerston North retailer Beau Richardson will take the stage in Auckland later this month.
Online training a sure bet for responsible gambling hosts
ServiceIQ’s latest Skills Online course gives a practical introduction to being a responsible gaming host.