The Inspired Pantry has a fresh approach to catering in Dunedin.

Hand made catering

The talented and experienced team of chefs who operate The Inspired Pantry are committed to providing fresh and delicious food.  Whether the food you order is intended to be the star of the show, or whether you need sustenance to keep your team working through a busy day, we are here to meet and exceed your expectations. 

Liz Christensen - Food Designer/Owner

"Food does more than feed our bodies.  It has the power to surprise us, to delight us, and to bring us together."

Combining a degree in culinary arts with extensive catering and project management experience, Liz brings a passion to deliver outstanding food experiences to The Inspired Pantry's clients.  Liz heads our team of professional chefs.

Denise Deans

Denise is a long time Dunedin local. After a long career in retail, Denise followed her passion for food by studying Professional Cookery at Otago Polytechnic before joining us here at The Inspired Pantry. Denise enjoys travelling, exploring foreign foods and culture with her foodie partner. She is a keen sportsperson and has competed at Hockey nationally and internationally since her teenage years. Denise is enjoying her new career and experimenting with new flavours and concepts.

Hayley Harris

We welcome another fully qualified chef, Hayley, to our team, Hayley has spent her working life in the food industry and is highly experienced. She joins us with a reputation for making beautiful, delicious food. Hayley has two children and lives in Portobello with her husband. Hayley is enthusiastic about being a part of The Inspired Pantry team and having the freedom to utilise her flair and creativity in the kitchen.
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