Category:on the radar

Why be one when you can be an army championing what is great about our industry?

Why be one when you can be an army championing what is great about our industry? Collaborations are integral to the industry says Brooke Adey, giving you the opportunity to learn new techniques and to see what your peers are up to.

jake davey and the importance of collaboration

Jake Davey is the head chef at est. restaurant in Sydney and was crowned Electrolux Australian young chef of the year in 2013. Jake recently collaborated with fellow appetite for excellence alumni at the Appetite for Young Swines Lunch held in Sydney on Monday 26 September. The event was produced as part of an Appetite […]

jake kellie and the opening of the lakeside mill

Jake Kellie’s dream is to one day open his own regional restaurant in Victoria. So when the offer arose to come on-board as Head Chef at The Lakeside Mill, it was an opportunity too good to refuse and takes him one step closer to his dream…. It has been an incredibly rewarding journey for the […]

the insider’s guide to eating/drinking in Canberra

Ever wondered where those in the biz head to for great eating and drinking? We’re often asked so we headed to our  #youngexcellence almuni for the lowdown and the insider’s guide to eating/drinking….Canberra with AKIBA & Sages Andy Day. Where do you go for coffee before work/after work/not at work? We’re spoilt for choice in Canberra […]

This is the Gurnard recipe you have to try!

Gurnard, nettles, artichokes, toasted cream & crab head sauce by Aaron Ward