Simon Tiefenbach, of Deep Creek Deli, has had his eye on
the town for a while. Photo supplied.
European small goods and other culinary treats are being
served up in Mosgiel.
Deep Creek Deli founder Simon Tiefenbach is opening a store
in Gordon Rd this week.
He said he was excited about catering to the developing
''The opportunity to be in Mosgiel is great, as I've always
had an eye on the town. It's a growing area and doesn't
really have a deli like us. We're a bit of a mix between a
butcher shop and a deli with over 300 different products.''
Mr Tiefenbach moved to New Zealand about 10 years ago from
Germany, where he obtained a master's degree in butchery.
He established Deep Creek Deli from a mobile trailer in
Wanaka and after a few years moved to Dunedin, opening his
first shop in Northeast Valley on December 1, 2011.
Since then, he has opened a second shop in South Dunedin. The
Mosgiel store is his third.
He recently sold the mobile trailer to a franchisee, who will
travel throughout the South Island spreading the Deep Creek
Deli brand full-time.
''What we do is a bit different to other butchers. We
specialise in European small goods and make a lot of
different products, and we also sell hundreds of deli items
imported from overseas.''
Mr Tiefenbach was proud of the many awards his products had
won. He said many of the products were gluten-free and all
were made from quality meat, including free-range pork and
''We won the 2010 supreme award for best sausage in New
Zealand, which I hold the recipe for, and have three gold
medals as well as quite a few silver and bronze. This year
our black pudding was named best in the South Island and won
a silver national award.''
Mr Tiefenbach said he would give $1 to charity for every
customer who bought something in the Mosgiel store this
month. The money would be distributed to charities in the