The Apprentice Restaurant

Apprentice Restaurant

Gate 3, NorthTec Campus, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei

The Apprentice Restaurant is a licenced training restaurant that offers trainee chefs and front of house staff the opportunity to practice their skills in a real-life restaurant. We appreciate your patience as our students develop their skills.  The prices reflect that whilst we endeavour to make your experience the best possible, there may occasionally be delays, and we thank you for this understanding.

Open to the Public

Service has finished for 2020
Watch this space for new dates in 2021!

We are open to the public during term time (bookings essential), and upon request for group bookings.

Traditionally we run an a la carte menu, the menu changes depending on which cookery programme is in service. Because this is a training restaurant, guests are required to arrive on time.

Lunch Service

These an quick service set menu lunches. Entrée, main and dessert.
Please arrive to be seated at 1pm.

Dinner Service - A la carte

Choose from the menu created by the students. Entrée, main and dessert.
Please arrive to be seated at 6pm.

Dinner Service - Degustation

Come and join us for our 7 course degustation dinner
. Please arrive to be seated at 6pm.


Licenced Bar Available. We accept EFTPOS, cash or credit card. Reservations are essential, you can book via email or phone 470 3750.

Sample menus