About Chef Carl

Leading and innovating all things culinary at InterContinental Wellington.

Meet Carl Maunder, our esteemed Executive Chef at InterContinental Wellington. With two decades of global culinary expertise, Carl has left his mark on prestigious fine-dining establishments worldwide. Notable milestones include redefining dining spaces at the British Club in Singapore and contributing to the success of Scott's seafood Restaurant in London.

In New Zealand, he continued to shine, collaborating with Kiwi legend Simon Gault within the Nourish Group, achieving multi-award-winning status for various restaurant brands. As Executive Chef at SkyCity Grand Hotel, Carl earned accolades for The Grill Restaurant and Gusto at the Grand.

His international journey continued with impressive successes at Dubai Opera's Sean Connelly, garnering acclaim as Best Newcomer by Time Out magazine

Returning home, Chef Carl begins a new chapter at the heart of Wellington's renowned five-star hotel. Welcomed by his team during a significant milestone for InterContinental Hotels & Resorts' Diamond Anniversary, Chef Carl is excited to bring together 20 years of diverse culinary experiences and showcase them in his home country.

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