Chefs

Mitch Orr is excited to be a part of the HCA's 2018 Food Fight where he will battle it out against fellow chefs Joel Bickford, Frank Fawkner, and Hamish Watt over a 300-guest lunch. foodservice catches up with him to see what he has planned.

Mal Meiers, founder of charity dinners organisation, Food for Thought, reveals what it has meant to him to fight the stigma of depression and anxiety in the hospitality industry.

US chef and restaurateur, Matthew Kenney, shares how he fell in love with plant-based fare and how he came to launch new bar and restaurant, Alibi, at boutique hotel Ovolo Woolloomooloo.

A gem of Melbourne's inner north, Mr. Ottorino has officially opened its doors for breakfast. In an ode to his Sicilian heritage, chef Matteo Tine talks about his warm and hearty, Italian-focused menu.

Four Seasons' Mode Kitchen & Bar launched in the middle of last year. In that time, head chef Francesco Mannelli has crafted a modern Australian menu infused with the simplicity and seasonality of his native, Tuscan cuisine.

Over two nights this month, Cockatoo Island is transforming with a collaboration between Darwin restaurateur and chef Zach Green and Fremantle's Don Tapa.

On the eve of Canberra Good Food Month, Aubergine restaurateur and chef, Ben Willis, sits down with foodservice to talk success, inspiration and the festival.

Head chef Ollie Gould talks the launch of new, Argentinian BBQ-inspired restaurant, Palermo, and what he enjoys most about cooking over a fire pit.

Matt Wilkinson, owner and chef of East Brunswick cafe, Pope Joan, sits down with foodservice to chat about motivation, success and his current kitchen obsession.

The final session of the year for Luke Mangan's Inspired Series saw the chef and restaurateur chat to Saint Peter's Josh Niland about launching his career in foodservice.

Pastry chef Kirsten Tibballs recently travelled to West Africa to visit Callebaut's cocoa plantation. She tells foodservice how she first came to enjoy working with chocolate, and what she learnt in Ghana.

Owner of Margan Restaurant and vice president of the Hunter Culinary Association, Lisa Margan, shares with foodservice her approach to business as well as the importance of supporting the young guns in front of house.

Joseph Abboud, owner and executive chef of Rumi Restaurant in Brunswick and Moor’s Head (Thornbury) has been using social media as a means to strengthen and drive business for seven years.

Chef Zeb Gilbert of Wasabi Restaurant & Bar in Noosa talks to Jill Dupleix about sourcing produce from the sea and the richly fertile hinterland around him, and how he goes about highlighting it on the plate.

Sydney chef and restaurateur, Nino Zoccali, is furious over the changes to the 457 visa. He shares with foodservice his views on what it means for the Australian hospitality industry and operators can do to fight them.