But the hub of this special place is its kitchen, and at the heart, of course, it’s all about the food. Smoked, baked, roasted, fried or just picked from the onsite garden - it's all made with love on the premises by an international team of culinary professionals. 


Timo Dicker

Executive chef Timo Dicker has over 20 years of diverse culinary experience which has evolved into a cooking style he enjoys. For Timo finesse is key and he creates clear, simple, high-quality menus utilising the best of New Zealand’s produce. Determination, passion, and the support of a dynamic team drive him to continually hone his craft and create unique takes on established dishes and flavours. When not in the kitchen, Timo enjoys travel, photography, and getting out and about on his mountain bike.