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culinary talent announced for 2016

After a month of deliberations, we are excited to announce the results. The selected young culinary talent have had their applications reviewed and now face a series of skills testing and interviews with the judges; Christine Manfield, Peter Gilmore, Luke Mangan, Danielle Gjestland, David Pynt, Lisa van Haandel, Guy Grossi to name but a few of the heavyweights of the Australian hospitality industry. Follow their progress here on our website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds.

Electrolux Australian Young Chef state finalists announced

Firstly, we would like to acknowledge every chef who entered this year, followed by those that came to Sydney to cook and meet our judges over the last two days. It was an absolute pleasure to meet the finalists – all of whom have a wonderful outlook, are individually talented and passionately committed to their […]

keeping it local, but not for long

by Lilani Goonesena It is freezing in the dark morning on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, just off the Bass Strait south of Melbourne, Victoria. We are wrapped in so many layers it’s difficult to turn our heads or grip the sides of the charter boat that takes us out on the bay. We […]

eat/drink south australia with Dan Moss

Where do you go for coffee before work/after work/not at work? Abbots and Kinney on Pirie St in Adelaide is the best going around.  They have delish pastries and ripping coffee.  Jonny Pisanelli is a young man doing all the right things.  Lucia’s in the Central Markets in South Australia offers a traditional Italian approach, great for people watching.  It […]

what hospitality means to Simon Denton

 by Dominic Rolfe What does the word hospitality mean to you and how has it changed since you started? Hospitality for me is basically looking after people. I’m a front of house person and it’s about ensuring people enjoy their experience. And the idea of service is to serve people and make them feel good. […]

culinary talent announced for 2016

After a month of deliberations, we are excited to announce the results. The selected young culinary talent have had their applications reviewed and now face a series of skills testing and interviews with the judges; Christine Manfield, Peter Gilmore, Luke Mangan, Danielle Gjestland, David Pynt, Lisa van Haandel, Guy Grossi to name but a few […]

robert luo – eat/drink sydney

Robert Luo treads the boards at Newtowns’ Oscillate Wildly .Here are Robs’ top recommendations for the best local eating & drinking in Sydney! Where do you go for coffee before work/after work/not at work? Coffee Alchemy is one of the best coffee roasteries hiding in the industrial side of Marrickville. From single origin to house blend, there […]