Our onsite personal chefs create bespoke dining experiences for our guests by preparing indulgent 3-course dinners in your villa. Using local and homegrown produce to create fresh and Mediterranean flavours to be enjoyed overlooking the beautiful Bay of Islands or our majestic vineyard. A personal chef prepared dinner for up to six people and three courses is included in the Tarapunga Villa nightly rate. 

 

Personal chef prepared cuisine is also available at our Vineyard Cottage. Rates apply, please enquire for further information. 

 

Breakfast and lunch options are also available at an additional charge, please enquire for further information. 

SAMPLE MENU

Entree
Main
Dessert
Handmade Venetian duck tortellini, with sauce vierga
Locally sourced kingfish seared on a fresh snow pea, zucchini and broad bean salad with a white balsamic
Riesling poached pear, stuffed with homemade coconut ice-cream and drizzles with a coffee-caramel
Paroa Bay oyster with chilli and kawakawa oil
Homemade pappardelle pasta tossed in an Arrabiata sauce with spinach. Topped with burrata
Almond torte with creme anglaise and berry compote.
Grilled octopus, Caribbean corn salsa with crispy cassava
Te Mana lamb rump with crispy polenta, grilled asparagus and pistachio and olive tapenade
Passion fruit and pistachio pannacotta with biscotti