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We are excited about the Auckland Seafood Festival which is held over Auckland Anniversary weekend (Friday 29 Jan – Monday 1st Feb) Auckland Seafood School will be running free cooking demonstrations during the day in the Electrolux Cooking Theatre. The Auckland Fish Market will have stall selling Grilled NZ crayfish ½ tail with a choice […]

Thanks Sandy for sending us a photo of your fish cakes recipe.  Sandy purchased a copy of the cookbook last week and is already recreating her version of the recipes at home.  The wonderful thing about this recipe (apart from the obvious delicious fish cakes – where you can use any soft white fish available) […]

Precision Seafood Harvesting (a Sanford joint venture research project in conjunction with Aotearoa Fisheries, Sanford, Sealord and the Ministry of Primary Industries) was last night named New Zealand’s  Supreme Innovator and won the Sustainability & Clean-tech award at the 2014 New Zealand Innovators Awards.  The win is a testament to the collaboration, innovation and commitment […]

The Seafood School welcomes a new guest chef to the team – Mark Southon from The Foodstore ( .  Mark has a passion for seafood and is an incredibly talented chef and presenter.  Read about Mark’s incredible food journey: .  The School is excited to have Mark on board – check out his Moroccan fish […]

Yesterday (Tuesday 1st July) the School provided lunch to 2 students as part of their AUT ‘Shadow a Leader’ day. The day started early with a visit to the Auckland Fish Market auction at 5.45am and then continued as Volker Kuntzsch CEO of Sanford Limited walked them through the various areas of Sanford’s Sustainable Seafood […]

All the Seafood supplied to the Auckland Seafood School for our recipes is proudly supplied by Seafood Central.  Seafood Central is based at the Auckland Fish Market. At Seafood Central whole fish, their fish are so fresh, they almost jump off the boats and into their display cases. Their selection of wet and live fish, […]

Recently Chef Steve Roberts attended an Electrolux conference in Venice.  He stayed at Villa Luppis, a historic hotel originally built as a monastery by the Camaldolite monks at the beginning of the 11th century.  In this second installment, chef shares another one of the amazing meals he enjoyed in the hotel’s gorgeous dining room…Fruits of […]

One of our fabulous Seafood School sponsors has just released 2 new flavours to their range – Japanese Barbeque and Roasted Garlic and Soy.   Use as a dipping sauce, marinade, glaze or stir fry sauce to infuse delicious authentic flavours.  Remember Kikkoman soy range has no artificial colours, flavours or added MSG.  They also […]

We were lucky enough to be part of a Jono & Ben at 10 episode, with Nadia Lim making an appearance. Take a look…  

The Team at the Auckland Seafood School would like to thank everyone for their support of the School this year.  We have enjoyed sharing more delicious seafood recipes plus are excited to have presented our new Cookbook – The Complete New Zealand Seafood Cookbook.  The team is going to take a short break over the […]