• A remote, refined, conservation focused restaurant in the heart of New Zealand's north island

  • A remote, refined, conservation focused restaurant in the heart of New Zealand's north island

Welcome to The Chef's Table
Welcome to The Chef's Table

A Unique Dining Experience to Enjoy

A stripped-back and unique dining experience under the summer nights sky at Blue Duck Station.

  • A refined 10 course menu from the land served with views of Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks, this will be an insight of what is to come from The Chef's Table at Blue Duck Station.

  • The dining experience will begin after an ATV Bush Safari of the station and ongoing conservation project to protect our native bird life.

  • The Table is available for groups of 2 - 6 people, $225 per person.

  • Accommodation can be arranged for you in Whakahoro, at a Blue Duck Station Lodge.

Jack Cashmore

Jack has worked in some of Europe's top restaurants. Having started out at the, as Voted, UK's best restaurant "Restaurant Sat Bains', he then moved to the critically acclaimed "In De Wulf" in Belgium. In between trips to Blue Duck Station, Jack also opened the popular London Restaurant "Anglo'.

Dan Steele

Dan Steele is an accomplished, pioneering farmer who has dedicated his life work to a sustainable and environmentally minded New Zealand. Having gained international acclaim for conservation efforts at Blue Duck Station, he then in 2015 travelled the world representing New Zealand as 1 of only 5 Nuffield agricultural scholars.


Blue Duck Station is an environmentally minded, conservation driven, sheep and beef station steeped in the back country terrain of the King Country and on the Whanganui river. Along with an eco-tourism business with 5 lodges, our pioneering efforts to preserve our Blue Duck and Kiwi are driven by Manuka honey production and sustainable, innovative farming techniques.

Get In Touch


For any further information please contact us

Our Location

4265 Oio Road,
Retaruke 3990,
New Zealand

Let's Talk

Phone : +64 7 895 6276
Email: jack@thechefstable.co.nz

Dinner Times

Friday - Saturdays
11th January - 9th March 2019