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Research from Ellwood, Stephen

Steve Ellwood


Steve started as a lecturer at the Otago Polytechnic in 2006. He has an extensive background in hospitality spanning over twenty years in the industry. Steve's main focus had been on the Hotel market and the management of industrial kitchens. His role now involves the Level Three Cookery foundation programs through to the Bachelor of Culinary Arts degree. He enjoys sharing his experiences in catering with students at all levels.

Research Outputs

Thesis – Masters/Doctoral

Elwood, S. (2018) Developing Pragmatic Learning Principles Through Human Centred Design. Advanced Negotiated Work-based Learning Project Report, Master of Professional Practice, Polytechnic.


Ellwood, S. (2016) TasteIT. IP owner and author of the website www.taste.op.ac.nz

Conference Contribution - Published Paper

Ellwood, S. (2014) Zen B.B.Q. Considering Cookery and Culture. Food Design on the Edge: Proceedings of the International Food Design Conference and Studio 2-4 July 2014, Dunedin, New Zealand. Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin. ISBN 978-0-908846-48-1

Conference Contribution - Other

Ellwood, S and Mitchell, R. (2013) Food Media and the Tension Between Access and Excess. "Foodscapes: Access to Food – Excess of Food Book of Abstracts" Department of Geography and Regional Science, University of Graz 22-25 September 2013, Castle Seggau, Austria. pp.58 http://foodscapesgraz.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/abstract-booklet.pdf

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