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Jake Kellie’s European culinary adventure

After being named Electrolux Australian Young Chef 2015, part of Jake Kellie’s prize was a trip to Europe to increase his skills, knowledge and learn more about culinary techniques.  Appetite, Electrolux and Sanpellegrino devised a special trip for him; from visiting one of our judges in Singapore; staging for 3 days at Faviken in Sweden; visiting Electrolux […]

food for thought charity event for beyondblue

Over 3 million Australian’s suffer from the effects of anxiety or depression and is extremely prevalent across all sectors of the hospitality industry. Long, anti-social hours, easy access to drugs and alcohol; highly pressurised work environments coupled with the stigma attached to talking about your mental health concerns are all contributing factors to this worrying […]

it’s a pigs life at melanda park

From potatoes to pigs, that’s how farmers Matt and Sue Simmons have spent the last 13 years of their lives, on the farm that has been in Sue’s family for almost 100 years. Located in Ebenezer just outside of Sydney, Melanda Park began its life as a citrus farm, before floods; market crashes and ageing orchards gave way to cattle in the latter part of the last century.