Marine Parade Eatery is the creation of three local Kapiti Woman, all who have been working in the hospitality sector for the last 12 years.This combined love for the industry has seen the Eatery evolve into bustling the hub it is today.
Meet the Ladies, business owners, foodies, mothers, hustlers and just straight up good chicks behind the scenes:
Food philosophy: Tasty food that’s done well. Using good ingredients, the right techniques and just plain old passion for serving amazing food.
Best Eatery moment: Watching the staff grow and reaching there own personal goals. Feeling my own sucess which was to create food that people would love .
Fave dish to date: Can’t pick one. Each have there own place with different seasons with different ingredients. I love them all that’s why I create them, and I spend a lot of time thinking and creating the food that is for menus. I try to be outside the box when thinking of them.
Benefits of motherhood and business: Not sure there’s benefits but maybe showing my kids that you can do whatever you love, be successful in doing and you can put your heart and soul into it.
Eatery described in three words: Food. Wine. Family
Hospo History: Worked at coast to coast cafe after college, stayed for 6 years then started pursuing my own venture and took on Beach Road Deli, Paekakariki in 2010. Then returned to coast to coast in 2011 to start another business which is now Marine Parade Eatery.
Host and service philosophy: Treat people like they are in your home. Connect, be perceiving and above all else be genuinely interested in the humans that choose to come into our space.
Best Eatery moments: Definitely opening Marine Parade from scratch and seeing it develop over the years with an ever growing team and cool business partners, and especially meeting all the people we get to host everyday, the backgrounds, the stories and the laughs.
Eatery described in 3 words: Atmosphere. Comeraderie. Satisfaction