Chef Lance Seeto | Media


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A top Chef praises the health benefits of a traditional Pacific diet

Radio Australia, August 30, 2013

Barefoot fine dining, Fiji-style

Mal Chenu, Traveller, May 10, 2014

Destination Fiji: Castaway Island—A Foodie’s Paradise in the South Pacific

Gayle Wheatley, Culture Vixen, December 20, 2013

Fiji: Flavours of the Pacific

Maureen Dettre, The New Zealand Harald, September 9, 2014

Travel: Cast your cares away in Fiji

Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier, September 11, 2014

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Fiji Airways Enhances Onboard Experience

ETB Travel News, September 23, 2014

Lance Seeto Creates South Pacific Culinary Excellence at Castaway Island, Fiji

Cataline Offshore Products, May 19, 2014

Students’ Talent on Show at Festival

Atasa Moceituba – Fiji Times Online, October 6, 2014

Iguana On Menu

Serafina Silaitoga – Fiji Times Online, February 28, 2012

Moroccan Cooking Spreading To Fiji

Cafe Clock, January 22, 2012

Castaway Island Goes Master Chef

Fiji Travel News, August 14, 2011

Chicken – Healthy Chinese Style

Fiji National University (FNU) – College of Medicine & Health, October 16, 2011

Isa Lei Video  – Castaway Island Farewell Song

Pacific Islander, October 12, 2011

“Training the local chefs to cook for the gourmet traveler from the world is not just about techniques, recipes or certification”, said Executive Chef, Lance Seeto, “it’s about instilling the love and passion for food that does not come naturally for a Fijian cook, as Fijian’s do not eat, cook or see food in the same way as most Westerners.  Read more…

Castaway Island Resort Chefs Celebrate Success

Going Local Lance was featured in the Air Pacific Fiji Inflight Magazine, Volume Q4, 2010.

Fiji a Foodie Mecca? Read about Lance’s work at the Castaway Island Resort in Ciao Travel Magazine, May 21 2010.

Castaway publisher Connie Chew wrote about her experience at Castaway Island Resort in Explore Fiji, and gave a nod to Executive Chef Lance Seeto!

My Love for Fiji FoodChef Lance Seeto was featured in the People column of the Fiji Times by Kelera Serelini on February 7, 2011