Empowering hospitality businesses with the tools and
expertise to create kitchens that simply thrive.

Meet Shane Avant

Shane Avant is an internationally award-winning executive chef. Although his cheffing roots hark back to New Zealand’s most iconic restaurants, he has also worked in some of the world’s most high-end, luxurious kitchens.

Shane is passionate about working with kiwi businesses to master their kitchen systems. He offers his vast knowledge and expertise to create thriving, profitable kitchen environments.

Consultation Services

Our consultation services are designed to enable owners and senior chefs to streamline their systems and build successful, efficient kitchens.

How we do this? We get stuck in. We’re hands on. Whether it’s developing new products to market, reducing costs, team development or managing resources: our approach is in-depth and honest, and highly successful.

Our Expertises Include

Maximising Profit

An in-depth look at how to reduce operational costs and maximize profit margins across the whole business.

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Chef to Chef Advisory

Invest in your biggest asset- your chefs. Nurture your chefs to become engaged in the business vision and drive its success.

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Food Safety

How to keep your food, staff and customers safe by identifying the risks, and then implementing best practice measures.

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The Food You Serve

Creating, developing and implementing profitable menus that  both match your business vision and excite your customers.

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I became aware of Shane through his name constantly appearing on job applicants references. His worldly experience, calming influence and mana helped challenge our responses and guide the outcomes of Flame Bar & Grill. Shane has embraced the challenge and has improved all aspects of the business.


Jonathon Bisley,

Owner of Flame Bar & Grill,