Jonathan Rogers, Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand

New Zealand born Jonathan Rogers began his training studying professional cookery at Manukau Institute of Technology from 1998 -1999. His early formative years of his career were spent working for renowned Auckland restaurateur Tony Adcock at Orbit and Harbourside Seafood Bar & Grill. Eager to gain overseas experience, Jonathan relocated to Canada in 2005 and worked under one of Canada’s top chefs, Melissa Craig at Bear Foot Restaurant in Whistler, B.C. Jonathan cites this as the time that he really […]

Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand

Embraced by the panorama views of the stunning alpine lake and rugged mountain peaks under endless blue skies, your story is told within a private theatre of sublime horizons at Matakauri Lodge a Relais & Chateaux property. The sheer magnificence of this landscape, the lodge experience that awaits you is exceptional enjoying world-class dining experiences, luxurious accommodation, exemplary service and every modern amenity one could wish for. Divine cuisine from award winning chefs and an exceptional wine selection set a world-class table at […]