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Marc Soper to judge New Zealand’s top care home cuisine

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 12:20 pm | Service IQ

Marc Soper is used to creating sensational dishes for high-paying guests at the luxury Wharekauhau Country Estate in Wairarapa. Now, the multi-award winning executive chef, who was also crowned Chef of the Capital in both 2015 and 2016, is going to bring ... More >>

Finalists Announced for ServiceIQ Champion Apprentice Chef

Monday, 24 July 2017, 12:14 pm | ServiceIQ

From Auckland to Queenstown, eight great young chefs will feel the heat of the competition kitchen when they battle it out to win the coveted title of ServiceIQ Champion Apprentice Chef of the Year at the NZ Hospitality Championships in Auckland on Sunday 30 July. More >>

Skills shortage reaching crisis levels in service industry

Monday, 17 July 2017, 4:23 pm | ServiceIQ

There’s a skill shortage looming in the service industry that’s going to affect all New Zealanders, across all regions, and visitors to our country. More >>

FREE training for gaming staff offered by ServiceIQ

Friday, 30 June 2017, 2:09 pm | Service IQ

To help ensure safer gaming throughout New Zealand, ServiceIQ, Industry Training Organisation for the hospitality industry, together with Clubs New Zealand, is making its online training course free for staff working in bars and clubs that offer gaming. More >>

Silver lining to skills shortage

Monday, 22 May 2017, 2:58 pm | Service IQ

Now, six of New Zealand’s regions have solid data for decision making as well as some concrete actions to help solve the problem. ServiceIQ has released Regional Roadmaps and Action Plans for Northland, Bay of Plenty, Queenstown-Lakes and Otago ... More >>

$48 billion industry at risk

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 11:30 pm | ServiceIQ

An industry that employs almost one in three New Zealanders is at risk. A new report on the service industry notes that ‘without these people our health and safety, and sense of national wellbeing, would be profoundly compromised.’ It also notes ... More >>

NZ on-job training qualifications take off in UAE

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 2:34 pm | Service IQ

A new agreement between the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) of Dubai and ServiceIQ Industry Training Organisation (ITO) is a game-changer for the recognition of qualifications between the two countries. This means students or trainees ... More >>

Raising a glass to top shelf cellar door skills

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 3:52 pm | Service IQ

A new training assessment designed to recognise and reward high standards of customer service at New Zealand’s vineyard cellar doors will be welcomed by wineries around the country. ServiceIQ has introduced a new unit standard dedicated to cellar door ... More >>

ServiceIQ first training organisation to get ISO 9001

Monday, 13 February 2017, 2:20 pm | Service IQ

ServiceIQ first NZ industry training organisation to get ISO 9001 Globally-recognised international standard ISO 9001:2015 has been awarded to ServiceIQ, the country’s industry training organisation (ITO) for the service sectors of tourism, hospitality, ... More >>

Delaware North wins top hospitality award again

Monday, 17 October 2016, 12:54 pm | ServiceIQ

When you stop for coffee and a bite to eat at Wellington airport there’s a high chance you’ll be served by New Zealand’s top hospitality team. More >>

Service Sectors serve up a third of all Kiwi careers

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 3:13 pm | Service IQ

Not only do the tourism, retail, hospitality, aviation and travel sectors provide vital services to New Zealanders and our visitors, combined, they also serve up some of the biggest opportunities for jobs and careers. More >>

Top aviation and hospitality “athletes” win gold

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 11:06 am | Service IQ

Move over sports stars. On Sunday, New Zealand’s top trainees in aviation engineering, cookery and hospitality management battled national rivals to win the chance to compete against the best in the world at next year’s international WorldSkills championships, ... More >>

Restaurant or Rest home?

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 4:18 pm | ServiceIQ

You could be forgiven for thinking that Harbourview Rest Home in Porirua is a high quality restaurant judging by the delicious meals its residents enjoy. More >>

Star culinary students on course for a winning career

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 3:57 pm | Service IQ

Cooking is a very serious subject at Manurewa High School. They are the triumphant winners for the third time of the prestigious ServiceIQ Secondary Schools Excellence Award, at this year’s NZ Chefs National Salon in Auckland. The school’s talented ... More >>

Duck lays golden egg for aspiring apprentice chef

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 10:03 am | ServiceIQ

Duck lays golden egg for aspiring apprentice chef A perfect dish with a prophetic title has turned a highly talented young Waihi chef’s dream into reality. ‘Duck Odyssey’, a delicately cured duck breast with rich chicken liver parfait, won Aaron ... More >>

Finalists in prestigious ServiceIQ Apprentice Chef Award

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 2:30 pm | ServiceIQ

The heat is on for six talented young Kiwi chefs who will go head-to-head to win the coveted title of ServiceIQ Apprentice Chef of the Year 2016, this week. More >>

Which rest home serves the best food?

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 10:40 am | Service IQ

Good food is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and often one of the few things you will have to look forward to when you’re old. Yet among the serious criticisms levelled at rest homes by families, is the dreadful food their older relatives have ... More >>

Waikaremoana and Kaikoura shine at holiday park awards

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 2:55 pm | Service IQ

The importance of training was in the spotlight at a glittering awards event held last night to celebrate industry excellence at the Holiday Parks Association of New Zealand Conference dinner at Rotorua’s Bath House. More >>

Apprenticeships. Ready-made recipe for NZ's chef shortage

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 2:17 pm | ServiceIQ

While there are not enough skilled chefs to meet demand from discerning diners, many restaurants are thinking ahead by training highly talented young cooks on-job with a chef’s apprenticeship. More >>

Teen gamers’ ANZAC exhibit wins highest honour

Friday, 20 May 2016, 2:11 pm | ServiceIQ

A group of secondary school students who used gaming technology to recreate the Anzac experience in Gallipoli have won the highly coveted ServiceIQ Best Museum Visitor Experience Award 2016. The honour was announced on Wednesday night at the ServiceIQ ... More >>



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