Get to know me better
We are not a cookie cutter corporate business, in fact, we are the antithesis of this model
André Venter, originally from South Africa, now based in New Zealand, we are not a cookie cutter corporate business, in fact, we are the antithesis of this model. We love the challenge of creating spectacular meals which appeal to meat eaters and vegetarians alike. Menus are customized to suit your occasion, taste and budget. Each dish is prepared with love and expertise from locally sourced seasonal ingredients. Our menus from around the world offer something for everyone
For me, cooking is...
My passion and my lifestyle
I learned to cook at...
Self-taught and some training to cook in the filed with the military in the 90's
A role model in the kitchen is...
My role is cooking, coordinating and designing menus
A cooking secret...
Open fire cooking is my secret
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Whakatane.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Whakatane. You name it!
Andre's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Book your experience with Chef Andre
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.