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A few of our young waiters from previous years have sent some tips for any young waiters thinking of entering this year; 1. Do a draft Think about your answers before you submit your application. “Start writing your answers as early as possible and then keep revisiting them,” says Mitchell Jones, 2013 Young Waiter National […]

Penny Grant – Raising the bar

written by Lilani Goonesena At 21, Penny Grant was one of the youngest waiter finalists in the 2008 program. She was then working at ISIS Brasserie (later Ortiga) in Brisbane, but had just accepted a junior sommelier role at Circa, The Prince in Melbourne. “The program definitely helped me to better understand the industry, and […]

the fat of the lamb – pure suffolk lamb

The producer: Richard Gunner and his family have been primarily farming beef in Meningie in South Australia for the past 30 years. He started Richard Gunner Fine Meats out of necessity: to get the right price for what he believed was a superior product. After establishing the Coorong Angus Beef brand, he started Pure Suffolk […]