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National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge 2021


ServiceIQ is proud to be a sponsor of the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge in 2021. Students have the opportunity to compete at Regionals for their spot at the NSSCC Grand Final.

These are the winners of the regional events:


Josh Ace circle
Josh Ace, 
New Plymouth Boys High School
Hawke's Bay
Abbie Lythgoe circle
Abbie Lythgoe, 
Havelock North High School 
Canterbury / Tasman
Meghan Foster,
Mount Hutt College
Jasmine Beech
Jasmine Beech,
Wellington Trades Academy

Otago / Southland
Will Low
Will Low,
John McGlashan College
Auckland / Northland
Tamara Hesketh
Tamara Hesketh,
Taipa Area School
Auckland / South
Wei-Zin Chan
Wei-Zin Chan,
Botany Downs Secondary College
Caitlyn Blakely
Caitlyn Blakely,
Te Awamutu College

NSSCC Regionals Competition Criteria

The competitor will prepare, cook and present, two individually plated portions of an entrée course within 60 minutes. The entrée portions must contain fresh New Zealand grown broccoli as the principal component of the dish.

A description card and two copies of the recipes must be presented and be on the templates available on the NSSCC website.

For more information or to enter, go to