"There wasn't a day at the school that I did not learn something new. Every day was exciting for me - a new tid-bit, a new technique, new ways of cooking different ingredients. It was wonderful. I just loved being a student again."
Michele George - 16 week Certificate in Advanced Cookery

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Welcome to The New Zealand School Food & Wine

Founded by Celia Hay in 1995, the New Zealand School of Food & Wine has been educating the next generation of chefs, restaurant & café owners, wine professionals and food lovers.

Located in Auckland's viaduct, NZSFW offers small classes with an emphasis on hands-on practical experience. Our programmes give students a challenging, comprehensive education in the skills and techniques needed to succeed in hospitality, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic industries.

Our programmes are taught by a team of industry professionals, chefs and sommeliers who are experts in their field and focused on the success of our students.

As an authorised British WSET® Wine Award provider, our wine programmes will give you qualifications that are respected and recognised worldwide.

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