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DES HARRIS

Chef

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About Des

Des Harris is widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s most prominent and personable chefs.  Des has led some of the finest kitchens in the country over a 25 year career, gaining countless accolades from restaurant critics and media alike... 

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EVENTS

Hands on cooking classes

Cooperate team building

INSPIRATIONS

WHO OR WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST INSPIRATION

Finding that perfect ingredient to create with.

This wasn’t until I actually started working in the industry.  I spent 2 years prior studying at catering college in which time I wasn’t sure whether cooking was for me.  Once working, I discovered I really enjoyed the camaraderie and team dynamic of kitchen work, it made the cooking fun.

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"When I do something and I'm connected, I need to do it to the best of my ability. If I'm not  pushing myself then what's the point?"

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Gourmet Ice Cream

“King of the Kitchen” / Auckland’s Best Degustation Chef

—  Simon Wilson of metro magazine

WHAT PEOPLE HAVE SAID

/ TESTIMONIALS / MEDIA

ENQUIRY

Tel: +64 (0) 21 28 87 900  |  Email: desharrischef@gmailcom

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