About Us


Raspberry Creek Food Co Wanaka

 You have discovered Raspberry Creek Food Co Wanaka where we create edible moments to remember.

We are a premium hospitality group specialising in Weddings, Corporate Event Catering, Private Chef Dining, Wedding and Event Planning and Hospitality Staff Recruitment.

Our team of highly experienced, knowledgeable event planners and chefs will guide you through creating your exciting event that will long live on in the memories of your guests. For 10 years we have been crafting extraordinary dining occasions. From large lavish Wanaka Weddings to intimate in-house private chef dining experiences.

We bring every detail together, leaving you to relax and enjoy your guests on the day. Our clients tell us again and again – “the Raspberry Creek experience is unforgettable.”

We are your one stop shop for putting your entire event together and creating those edible stories.

We pride ourselves with sourcing local ingredients which we serve  with rustic style.  Ultimately, we make food that tastes great. We provide all your drink requirements to compliment your menu, as well as menus to satisfy dietary requirements.

We have a simple ethos, simple rustic food done well, matched with seamless quality service that is sleek and friendly with attention to all detail. We love to plan every aspect of your event and we will assist you in all your styling requirements, tying everything together, ensuring  all runs smoothly on the day.

The Team

Raspberry Creek Food Co Wanaka has the perfect team – Sam Metcalfe, Executive Chef. Emilie Brosnahan, Founder / Manager and Emma Law, communications.

Sam Metcalfe moved to Wanaka in 2014 from Brighton, UK and has run the Raspberry Creek food operation ever since.

He is the brains behind the popular winter pop up restaurant ‘Chef’s Table’ at Rippon Vineyard.  Sam’s has a plethora of top London restaurants under his belt, cutting his teeth in places such as Chez Nico and The Belvedere Hotel. Sam opened his own  award winning restaurants in Brighton, ‘Sevendials Restaurant’ and ‘Sam’s of Brighton’. Sam has an infectious enthusiasm for everything culinary.

You will love your time with him creating your unique menu.

Emilie has extensive overseas experience in the hospitality industry, including managing private dining rooms in London and hosting on superyachts in Australia and Europe.

She created Raspberry Creek Catering after settling in Wanaka in 2009. In 2011 Emilie opened Wanaka popular café, Federal diner and later the delicatessen, Fedeli. In 2017 Emilie left the FED group to concentrate on expanding the event and hospitality recruitment side of Raspberry Creek with Sam Metcalfe.

Emilie has managed a multitude of weddings and events in the Wanaka area over the past decade. She creates special moments to remember and has all the contacts you need to create your perfect event.

Emma is our communication expert and will be your point of contact throughout our time together.

Her attention to detail will ensure nothing is missed and her organisational skills will keep you on track. She has had a diverse career background and brings a creative flair to the company.  Emma worked as a fashion designer before traveling overseas; cooking and hosting at ski chalets in the French Alps. She worked as a Recruitment consultant in London. Her love for the mountains saw her move back to Wanaka where she has worked in events, marketing and high-end hospitality.

She combines her creativity and organisational skills to her work that will ensure your event runs smoothly.

Together, we work with you to pull all aspects of your event together.

We use our commercial kitchen trailer to cater at your venue. For smaller occasions we can send you a private chef to cook in your own kitchen. At Raspberry Creek food co, we are proud of our use of locally sourced, high quality ingredients and design our menus to each season.
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