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

Best Comfort Foods this Winter at Plume

Winter is setting in across New Zealand with the Auckland and Matakana region finally seeing the temperature drop, the days get shorter and the sun becoming more scarce. But don’t let that get you down, winter is still a fantastic opportunity to gorge on some comforting and hearty food […]

Wedding Venues: 10 Tips to Find the Perfect Fit

Choosing the perfect wedding venue is the most important thing to consider for your special day, even more so than your wedding dress or guest list. Providing a comfortable and memorable atmosphere for you and your future spouse as well as for your friends and family will create memories […]

Lachlan and Anna’s Special Day

See the stunning photo gallery of Lachlan and Anna’s beautiful wedding at Plume. 

Images by Chasewild – www.chasewild.com

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 […]