Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2014
Posted on March 24, 2014
Our Executive Chef, James Stapley joined some of the globe’s most inspiring culinary stars at this year’s Melbourne Food and Wine Festival in Australia.
MiNDFOOD Best Homecook of the Year
Posted on March 06, 2014
Last month Sarah Wadsworth joined some of the best homecooks from around the country to compete for the in inaugural MiNDFOOD Best Homecook of the Year for 2014.
Relais & Chateaux Long Lunch and Cooking Demonstration
Posted on November 20, 2013
An exciting collaboration took place last weekend at fellow NZ Relais & Chateaux property, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke's Bay - The inaugural Relais & Chateaux Long Lunch.
Christchurch Fundraising Dinner
Posted on August 12, 2013
Executive Chef James Stapley contributed his talent recently to help Cantabrian's fundraising efforts, helping to raise over $100,000 at a special five course dinner held a the Christchurch Art Gallery. Photos by Alice Sarginson
Artist in Residence 10-day Menu
Posted on May 22, 2013
On Easter Friday I dropped off 10 days worth of menu items we had prepared for the helicopter to shuttle up to Chalet, for the Kenneth Myer Artist and Writers Alpine Retreat.
Posted on March 24, 2013
My Favorite Dishes of Summer
Posted on November 04, 2012
Fresh spring ingredients
Posted on September 24, 2012
My name is James Stapley. I've been the Executive Chef at Whare Kea Lodge and Chalet in Wanaka for nearly six years.