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AUSTRALIA’S YOUNG CULINARY TALENT SHORTLISTED 2015

After a month of reviewing the young, up & coming culinary talent across Australia, we can reveal the results. These young restaurateurs, waiters & chefs have a series of interviews & skills testing with some of Australia’s hospitality heavyweights. Judges such as Christine Manfield, Danielle Gjestland, David Thompson, Duncan Welgemoed, James Viles, Luke Mangan, Mark Best & Simon Denton to name but a few.

2015 Young Guns Announced

Last night the Electrolux Australian young waiter, chef and restaurateur or in this case two were announced. Before we talk about who they are, it’s really important to recognise that each national finalist should be recognised for their outstanding achievements not only within the program, but on a professional level. They have been welcomed to […]

Dinner of the Decade

This year we are 10! What better way to celebrate than to put the spotlight on some of the talented Australian culinary stars that Appetite for Excellence has unearthed over the last 10 years. Join us for a unique event on Sunday 09 August where you’ll be able to sample a taste of their stories […]

Young Chef National Finalits

We have had the pleasure of meeting and spending time with some very talented chefs over the last week. Their passion for what they do, their creativity and love of hospitality are shining examples of the next generation. The panel had some tough decisions, and after some careful consideration yesterday, we are delighted to announce […]

Young Waiter National Finalists 2015

The group of young waiters that have been with us for the last two days are all very talented individuals, whose passion for their careers and love of hospitality are shining examples of front of house professionals. The panel had some tough decisions, and after some careful consideration yesterday, we are delighted to announce the following young waiters […]

Peter Doyle – tasting success

Written by Dominic Rolfe It’s unlikely Peter Doyle will forget his first moments as a chef. If he ever does, all he needs to do is peer down at his index finger. When the new apprentice landed a job at the Argyle Tavern in 1972, after shopping himself around for two weeks, his head chef […]

AUSTRALIA’S YOUNG CULINARY TALENT SHORTLISTED 2015

After a month of reviewing the young, up & coming culinary talent across Australia, we can reveal the results.  These young restaurateurs, waiters & chefs national finalists have a series of interviews & skills testing with some of Australia’s hospitality heavyweights. Judges such as Christine Manfield, Danielle Gjestland, David Thompson, Duncan Welgemoed, James Viles, Luke Mangan, Mark […]