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TORI HAYSOM

What unites a love of science, food and people? Studying and forging a career in wine. Tori explains her journey.

'The New Zealand School of Food and Wine really helped me explore my options in the food and wine sector. I enrolled in the Certificate in Cookery and this included the NZ Certificate in Wine and WSET level 1 which actually changed my direction towards the wine industry but also gave me an incredible appreciation of the skill and art of cheffing. This has given me a well-rounded head start in the industry'

'WSET level 2 and 3 gave me knowledge and confidence to advocate for myself in the wine industry, with the support from Celia through being an alumnae’

I am now an account manager for a wine distributor and previously worked as a wine retail manager, including being a staff wine educator and trainer. There are many other directions you can go in with this sector once you have some knowledge behind you.

 

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Celia Hay

Celia Hay's fascination of flavoursome food, international cuisines,  fine wine and the art of hospitality led her to establish *Hay's Restaurant* in 1994 and the *New Zealand School of Food and Wine* in 1995 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Founded by Celia Hay, the New Zealand School of Food and Wine opened its first campus in Christchurch in 1995.

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