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Luke Mangan on young chefs & what the judges are looking for

There’s nothing wrong with being the next celebrity chef. Which, coming from Luke Mangan, is reassuring. But, he cautions, just don’t think that the first step in a chef’s career begins with a visit to the make-up department and the green room for an appearance on morning television. “It’s about getting the foundations of a young chef set up,” he says, “about doing all the steps first.”

Ocean Trout, Toasted Barley, Nasturtium & Yoghurt

Recipe by Josh Niland Josh has worked in the kitchens of Glass Brasserie, The Fat Duck, Est. Restaurant, The Woods Restaurant & Grain Bar and was head chef at Fish Face. He believes as a chef, that chefs provide nourishment and pleasure by cooking delicious food. His approach to food and cooking is to cook […]

Luke Mangan on young chefs & what the judges are looking for

written by Dominic Rolf. There’s nothing wrong with being the next celebrity chef. Which, coming from Luke Mangan, is reassuring. But, he cautions, just don’t think that the first step in a chef’s career begins with a visit to the make-up department and the green room for an appearance on morning television. “It’s about getting […]

Paddock to plate: tasting Tasmania

There are produce tours, and then there is our annual produce tour. Each year we take our young chefs, waiters and restaurateurs to visit a different region to meet and learn from incredible producers, farmers, harvesters and growers. Like to know more? See our short documentary from the 2014 produce tour through the eyes of […]

10 reasons to enter

Thinking about entering Electrolux Appetite for Excellence? Here are 10 ways it could boost your career. “Appetite for Excellence ” a program meaning exactly that, is wonderful  initiative that not only gave me more confidence in what I do, but more importantly gave me the tool of ‘listening’. This program is about a collective, a […]

connecting young talent

The Electrolux Appetite for Excellence program gives you the opportunity to network with industry leaders, producers and peers. Got the skills, but lack the contacts? We put you in touch with industry professionals who are as passionate as you are. Here’s how the program can help you build those all-important contacts: Network with industry icons Electrolux Appetite […]

australian oysters guide

Aphrodisiac or not, oysters have a history linked to pleasure, whether it be the association derived from myth, or, simply from eating them. In Roman times they were bought by their weight in gold. Casanova considered them to be a potent aphrodisiac who ate a dozen every night to assist him in his adventures. In […]