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Themed dinners

Our popular themed dinners are $70 per person. They feature a pre-dinner welcome drink and a four-course dinner including two glasses of selected wine, beer, or a non-alcoholic beverage.

From Hawaii to Aotearoa, A Journey of the Pacific
Join our second-year diploma students as we cook our way through the Pacific with classic dishes from Hawaii,  Samoa, Fiji, Rarotonga, and Aotearoa.
7 April 2022
Matariki Matariki atua ka eke mai i te rangi e roa e roa, whangainga iho ke te mata o te tau e roa e.
Matariki rising in the heavens, feed those below with first fruits. 
Celebrating the Māori New Year with kai, waiata, and kōrero, to reflect on the year that was, and to form goals of what the year will be.
23 June 2022
Bublé Christmas
This meal focuses on Canada’s favourite Christmas food with the soothing tones of Michael Bublé.
9 August 2022
Hot August Night - Mexican 
This meal focuses on Mexican-inspired cuisine and refreshments, all while listening to the dulcet tones of Neil Diamond.
18 August 2022
Celebrating Waikato
This meal offers a selection of food and wine that the Waikato region has to offer.
13 September 2022
Goblins, Ghouls, and Ghosts
Don't be scared of the food you are about to receive, be amazed at the fiendish delights.
27 October​ 2022

Pre-dinner drinks will be served from 5.45pm. Guests are to be seated by 6.15pm.

Any further beverages may be ordered from our extensive wine list and paid for at the list price.

Guests will be asked to pay on the evening as our students require the practice of receiving payment.


Restaurant reservations are essential. We recommend that you book well in advance by phoning the Centre for Hospitality on 07 834 8850 between the hours of 8am–4pm Monday to Thursday, and 8am–12pm on Fridays. Alternatively, email

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