WELCOME TO THE TOWN TONIC JOURNAL
We are committed to working with local growers and supporting the Christchurch community. This journal will document our story and follow what happens behind the scenes at Town Tonic in order bring creative and innovative food to your table.
Here at Town Tonic, we strongly believe that music and food go hand in hand, which is why we’ve been putting on some special live gigs at the restaurant over the last few weeks. We hope that you’ve enjoyed them as much as we have.
We’re so happy to welcome Pia to the Town Tonic family as our new chef. Pia will be whipped up some of your favourite dishes in the kitchen so let’s get acquainted!
On the 4th of July, Americans will celebrate the historic signing of the declaration of independence by enjoying spectacular fireworks, spectating baseball games and by feasting on a plethora of recognisably iconic foods. Here at Town Tonic, we’d like to get in on the festivities too, so we’ll be dishing up fun fast food, through the eyes of a chef.
They were a staple of our childhood diets and even as we grow older, we still can’t resist crumpets for breakfast. At Town Tonic, we’ve souped up our crumpet menu with a range of toppings both sweet and savoury, modern and traditional. We did a little research into the history of this versatile breakfast favourite...
Here at Town Tonic, we absolutely adore using the cheeses and yogurts from Wairiri Water Buffalo. From the buffalo mozzarella starter to the ricotta based dessert, Jamie loves the versatility of the products and we’re sure you will too
Nothing compliments good food and good company quite like good wine. Find out why we love having The Bone Line as one of our wine suppliers!
We caught up with young-gun Robert Sies to find out what motivated him to become an apprentice chef at Town Tonic.
Nestled in a slice of paradise, Old Road Estate is a family owned fig farm based in sunny Marlborough.
Town Tonic is dedicated to delivering outstanding quality and committed to working with local New Zealand suppliers and growers. If you have ever had one of chef Jamie Bennett’s exquisite salmon dishes, it will come as no surprise that their salmon supplier Ora King, is one of the country’s top suppliers.
Innocent Packagin have just delivered their new Compostable Canvas Artist Series cups by Joel Hart Art & Desig - and they look super rad!