Te Pae Convention Centre, Christchurch

Desmond Davies

Desmond brings 20 years of international culinary experience to the state-of-the-art Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre.

Having developed his techniques for high volume, high-end cooking in Europe, South Africa, and Borneo, his focus is on using local cuisine and fresh ingredients for Te Pae Christchurch’s menus, an easy task given New Zealand’s reputation for bountiful, sustainably raised food.

"Lumina lamb is an amazingly consistent, flavourful product that works well in the convention center setting. I am able to serve this to 200+ customers in one sitting and know that they will get a delicious meal made from the best lamb in the world."

Desmond Davies

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