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How to Plan a Winter Wedding

Every bride dreams of beautiful sunny weather and glorious scenery on her wedding day. Not only is this helpful for getting the best photographs, but makes traveling from ceremony venue to reception easier and protects the beautiful gown from damage. This might be why most weddings take place in […]

Classically Captivating High Tea

Celebrate Christmas with Plume’s End of Year Parties

Below is this years delicious Christmas Menu: a 3 course meal, with a choice of 2 mains Menu, available for Christmas/end of year parties at Plume. The cost is $80 pp, with a minimum of 15 guests and maximum of 35. Above 35 would be “alternate drop” of the mains selected.

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Delicious Heart-Warming New Winter Menu at Plume

Runner Duck Sangiovese 2014 a Winner!

There’s not a lot of Sangiovese in New Zealand, it’s quite rare here indeed. The classic red grape that is better known as the regional wine Chianti can be the most delicious and fruity grape from which to make wine.

Runner Duck Estate has released their first Sangiovese 2014 and […]

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    Plume Restaurant Racks Up Another Accolade in the 2016 Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards!

Plume Restaurant Racks Up Another Accolade in the 2016 Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards!

The 1st of December saw the announcement of the 2016 Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards, with over 170 restaurants across New Zealand receiving the accolade, including yours truly – Plume Restaurant, Matakana.

This year marked the 20th anniversary of the Awards which acknowledges chefs and restaurants who consistently reach a […]

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    Plume Chef Atesh – one of the 12 Finalists in the Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards – from a total of 62!

Plume Chef Atesh – one of the 12 Finalists in the Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards – from a total of 62!

This years Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards showcase some of the best chefs in the country and their culinary artistry using only the finest cuts of Silver Fern red meat.

Out of the 62 participants Plume chef Atesh is one the 12 finalists. A very proud moment for the […]

New Chef Atesh Already Impressing at Plume

Smoothly run receptions need careful planning

Plume serves up decadent new dishes