FRASER KERR

EXECUTIVE CHEF, MONTANA GROUP

As Waikato’s Kitchen leader, Fraser assists with the three kitchens bespoke Menus and operations.  He has spent the last 12 years supporting the company grow in its expertise of large complex food events and prides himself in a successful event. 

His experience has spanned more than 20 years, perfecting his trade at award winning New Zealand restaurants and luxury lodges, including Cibo Parnell, and Brooklands Country Estate,  and Restaurants in London where he also worked for Auckland General Manager Troy Reid.

CODY FORDE 

HEAD CHEF, CLAUDELANDS

Cody joined us from the restaurant industry in 2017, having been Sous Chef at award winning Palate Restaurant in Hamilton. 

After a short period as Senior Sous Chef and acting Head Chef at
FMG Stadium Waikato, Cody moved across to Claudelands Events Centre in the leadership role.

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GARETH COWIE

HEAD CHEF, FMG STADIUM WAIKATO

Gareth joined us in 2018 and has over 17 years’ experience working in many different culinary roles across a wide variety of kitchens, settings and countries. 

His most recent role prior to joining us was as the Head Chef of at a Waikato based Top 100 Restaurant, including Crudo in Hamilton.