FIFE LANE - Key Persons

Dan Lockhart

Job Titles:
  • Head Chef
Dan's extensive expertise and profound appreciation for quality meat have earned him the well-deserved moniker of Fife Lane's ‘Mibrasa Master'. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team, ensuring that every dish prepared on the Mibrasa grill is cooked to perfection.

Francisca Opazo Blanlot

Job Titles:
  • Sous Chef
A skilled culinary talent with 12+ years of global experience. Originally from Chile, she expertly blends traditional Latin American flavours with global influences to create unique and delicious dishes. As a former Head Chef at two well-known Mount Maunganui venues, Chef Francisca brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team.

Robbie Webber

Job Titles:
  • Kitchen Manager
With 30 years cheffing in the heat of commercial kitchens, Robbie is Fife Lane's resident authority on all things food following a two year educational stint in Melbourne, spent honing his love and skill for a less-is-more approach. Simple, uncomplicated dishes using only the very best and freshest prime cuts and seafood Australasia has to offer, are his hallmark. It's all he needs to produce his best work whilst inspiring a new generation of chefs, who get to benefit from the kind of experience only time can buy.

Scott Hinton

Job Titles:
  • Operations Manager
Scott's passion for wine is evident when you see the Fife Lane wine list … it's extensive to say the least. He helped curate our amazing selection of NZ wines and carefully considered internationals varietals. Let's not forget his cocktail skills, Scott's a master at balancing flavours and adding a creative twist to some of the classics. So stop by the bar for a chat, share your tastes and he'll whip up the perfect match.

Suzelle Lockhart

Job Titles:
  • Function & Communications Manager
Suzelle brings to the team an impressive background in function management. Her vast and varied experience includes corporate events, weddings and cocktail functions. With her keen eye for detail and creative approach to event planning, Suzelle helps ensure that every event at Fife Lane is unforgettable and stress-free. Along with Functions, Suzelle also runs Fife's social media accounts, newsletter, and the operations administration.