Issues by James Beck

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Sustainable Supplies


Seasonal cooking and local supplies are what we’re talking about when we talk about sustainable food here.  Really seasonal and really local is an interesting way to cook – it constrains you in some ways, which can be really good…

James Beck01 December 2019

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Restaurant People


Napier’s Bistronomy recently won Best Restaurant at the 2019 Hawke’s Bay Hospitality Awards, and it holds two Cuisine Award hats. Owners James Beck and Amber Linter-Cole are working towards sustainability in all aspects of their business, including the complex area…

James Beck01 October 2019

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Why? First, by supporting our local growers and producers we develop a personal relationship with our community and in turn they support us. With smaller growers there’s diversity in what I’m bringing into my kitchen because it’s coming from a range…

James Beck08 April 2015

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