The Chef

Swapping formal chefs' whites for a white tee Leungo Lippe is the man behind the boutique take out Boaboa. Leungo worked under Marco Pierre White in London and spent time at Criterion and L’escargot before making Wanaka his home.

Boaboa is all about good food, chilled beats, cool staff and mean views     

Name and Occupation

Leungo Lippe, Business owner / chef

Tell us what you do in 50 words or less

Bring happiness through culinary delights

How long have you been working as a chef in Wanaka

12 years

Best part of living in Wanaka

Activities, sport, nature, schooling – raising kids, freedom and country living

What is your favourite season in Wanaka and why

Late summer - flat lake and hot days

What is your signature dish

Anything off the griddle

Part Three of a series: The Chef
Meet the locals who make Wanaka's epicurean scene delicious and exciting. 

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