We are delighted to welcome Chef Des Harris as culinary tutor to work alongside Chef Finn Gybel.
Des started his career in the kitchen of Wellington’s Logan Brown Restaurant with Al Brown and Steve Logan and moved to Auckland as executive chef of Clooney in 2006. In more recent years, Des has been executive chef at the Hunting Lodge.
Here is Des with our diploma chefs and his first menu of Beef carpaccio with lemon thyme, black garlic mayo, pickled shallots, brown butter croutons
Goats cheese cappelletti with asparagus, Parmesan & brown butter
Sous Vide Lamb shoulder with Pumpkin molasses, Medjool date, puffed wheat & black olive
Chocolate sabayon tart with white chocolate yoghurt
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In celebration of his brand new album Plastic Bouquet (out Dec 11) with Canadian duo Kacy + Clayton, February 2021 will welcome the long-awaited return to the stage for Lyttelton based Marlon Williams.
Over an extensive tour of Aotearoa, audiences will be treated to a very different show from Marlon – a full solo performance unearthing some early material, beloved album songs and an introduction to some sparkling new works. This will be Marlon’s first solo tour in over six years.
Taking in cities between Auckland and Invercargill, An Evening with Marlon Williams is an upfront and personal tour visiting cosier venues than before and giving guests the experience of a more intimate Marlon.
Win 2 double pass tickets to an evening experience in Auckland with Marlon Williams. Simply LIKE or THANK this post to be in the draw. T&Cs apply.
All tour details at www.marlonwilliams.co.nz...