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Written by Lilani Goonesena Ben Cameron holds up a big metal pot with a layer of brownish sand at the bottom. We peer at it curiously. “That’s about 250,000 baby oysters”, he says. The group is momentarily speechless. It’s understandably a mouthful – or more – to take in. This is how baby oysters start […]

Shanteh Wong – Insider Knowledge

See other INSIDER KNOWLEDGE posts: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA Here at appetite for excellence we’re often asked by both foodies, and the culinary industry, for recommendations on where to get the best meals, drinks and produce. So who better to provide the inside scoop than our very own past and present […]

Young talent recognised in Awards Evening

Its been a great year for young talented waiters, chefs and restaurateurs in Australia for 2014. Tonight the industry is coming together to celebrate these amazing young people at the annual Awards Evening being held at Stokehouse City in the heart of Melbourne. Since having to write their applications earlier this year to multiple rounds […]