• A remote, refined, conservation focused restaurant in the heart of New Zealand's north island
    Coming soon in 2020

  • A remote, refined, conservation focused restaurant in the heart of New Zealand's north island
    Coming soon in 2020

Welcome to The Chef's Table at Blue Duck Station
Welcome to The Chef's Table at Blue Duck Station

A remote 10 seat restaurant with rooms set in the wild and rugged back country terrain of the stunning Ruapehu district

We offer refined 10 course menus of farmed and foraged produce from the land surrounding us. Our experiences begin with a sensorily immersive ATV safari through the extraordinary native New Zealand rainforest. We highlight the ongoing conservation efforts to protect our endangered native bird life as well revisit the cultural history of the area.

We shall have Safari, Dinner, Bed and Breakfast packages available. So too shall there be a Safari and Dinner only option, with the opportunity to book external accommodation at a Blue Duck Station lodge in Whakahoro. More information, along with pricing, shall become available of the packages available when we announce an opening date in early 2020

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

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.

contact and enquiries

RESERVATIONS

We will be more than happy to help you arrange your journey to us and we can suggest some travel options.

If you would like advise with your travel plans please contact us

Our Location

4265 Oio Road,
Retaruke 3990,
New Zealand

contact

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

Dinner Times

Thursday to Sunday
6.30pm