Chris Douglas is the behind the scenes mastermind responsible for overseeing the Traders food. He runs corporate events, our menus and the BPF kitchens. His current passion is his custom made Texas BBQ Smoker and of course all things chilli. Chris has been a part of the Traders team from very early on and is […]
Jason has owned restaurants and bars in New Zealand for the last dozen years. He has recently moved to Rarotonga with his young family for a change of pace and a little sun. He’s Jack’s new right hand man.
Rosa is the woman behind the man. She not only helps run Trader Jacks on a daily basis, she runs Jack’s life too. Myra does it all, manages the team, manages the floor and manages to keep us all sane. They started at Traders over a hundred years ago as wait staff and have climbed […]
The man who started it all. Opening Trader Jacks in 1986, Jack hit a note with locals and tourists alike. When Mother Nature takes her down, Jack builds it right back up again.
We have one of the best equipped factory kitchens in Rarotonga. Pairing this with our fully functional food truck, we can cater for any size function. Whether a birthday celebration for fifty, a wedding for a hundred or a corporate gathering for a thousand, we have the facilities and the expertise to make it happen. […]
Trader Jacks can help you achieve the dream wedding you have longed for. Our experienced staff, coupled with our unmatched views over Avarua Harbour, ensures that your special day is everything you ever dreamed possible. With over sixty weddings under our belt, we can guarantee your day turns out exactly as you plan. We can take care […]
Your Corporate Function… Trader Jacks can offer your business clientele first class service in a premium location. All smaller functions can be accommodated in our off site private room with executive seating up to twelve people. For larger groups, we can offer our main dining area, the deck area or we can erect a marque beside the […]
The Trader Jacks bar and restaurant overlooks Rarotonga’s Avarua Harbour (of which “The Trader” is the self appointed master) was first opened in 1986. The establishment is an institution in the Cook Islands and is recognised internationally as one of the best watering holes in the South Pacific.
Ginger and Garlic has been a part of the South Canterbury community for over twenty years consistently providing a unique dining experience. But good food is only one part of the G&G mantra. We strive to give back to our community. There are some amazing people in our region who have taken a wrong path, […]
Ginger & Garlic can help you achieve the dream wedding you have longed for. Our experienced staff, coupled with our unmatched views over Caroline Bay, ensures that your special day is everything you ever dreamed possible. With over sixty weddings in the last decade, we can guarantee your day turns out exactly as you plan. We can […]