Culinary arts at AUT: department overview

Also referred to as, or includes, cookery, patisserie, chef education, restaurant education, gastronomy
Qualifications are becoming increasingly important to career success in culinary arts and AUT graduates are in demand. Students train in two quality restaurants on campus and staff have vast front-line industry experience having managed hotels, bars, restaurants, cafes and resorts both in NZ and overseas.

Head of culinary arts

Linda O'Neill
Acting Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 9184

Culinary arts research interests and associations

Culinary arts industry associations

  • Cuisine magazine awards — our students worked on this event

Culinary arts degrees and qualifications





Contact the culinary arts department


Lily Li
Student Administrator
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 8012

Linda O'Neill
Head of School — Hospitality and Tourism
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 9184

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Last updated: 27-Jan-2017 9.32am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.