Story: Cooking

Male chef, Wairākei Hotel, 1972

Male chef, Wairākei Hotel, 1972

Chefs in restaurants and hotels have usually been men. Here, the chef at the Wairākei Hotel in Taupō watches a waiter serve two couples at dinner. No doubt the women were enjoying a well-deserved break from cooking at home.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, K. E. Niven and Co Collection
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Photograph by K. E. Niven

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David Burton, 'Cooking - Who cooks?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 February 2024)

Story by David Burton, published 5 Sep 2013