Ian Oakes

HEAD CHEF & OWNER - DRAKE EATERY Ian Oakes was born and raised in Sydney and with it came his enthusiasm for fresh, quality food that reflects the Australian way of life. Ian is passionate [...]

Corey Costelloe

35 year old Corey Costelloe, Head Chef at Rockpool Bar & Grill in Sydney nurtured his instinctive love of food as a teenager by taking high school jobs as a kitchen hand and helping his uncle at [...]

Laura Baratto

Laura Baratto – Head Chef Laura was born and raised on a property on Sydney’s city fringe and knew from an early age that cooking was in her blood. As a young girl, Laura would [...]

Ian Curley

Executive Chef of The European Group venues and owner of Kirk’s Wine Bar, Ian Curley must be one of the busiest Chef’s in Melbourne. With ten venues, 12 kitchens and multiple menus to oversee, his [...]

Zac Nicholson

Zac Nicholson completed his apprenticeship at Fishtales Café Warnambool in 2003 and moved on to the Hotel Warnambool, where he learnt the ins and outs of working within a busy kitchen. After travelling around Canada [...]

Barry McDonald

Barry McDonald’s Fratelli Fresh and Café Sopra restaurants and food stores have become a Sydney institution. Italian influenced dinning and fresh produce are the hallmarks. Fratelli Fresh has five restaurants, including Cafe Nice, a new [...]

Michael McMahon

Michael and his wife Judy have been fixtures in the Sydney dining scene since its modern birth at Berowra Waters Inn, and has established a dedication to excellence in restaurants that children James and Kate [...]

Maurice Terzini

Born in Melbourne to Italian parents, and moving to Pescara (an Italian town on the Adriatic Coast) at the age of nine, it has been Terzini’s “memories of food and sharing meals in Italy” that [...]

Matt Moran

Matt Moran is the well-known Australian chef and restaurateur of a number of successful restaurants including ARIA Sydney, ARIA Brisbane, CHISWICK, Opera Bar, Riverbar & Kitchen, North Bondi Fish and CHISIWICK at The Gallery. In [...]

Robert Marchetti

Robert Marchetti, Executive Chef of QT began his cooking career at the age of 14 working with his brother in renowned Melbourne restaurants such as Café Maximus, Marchetti’s Latin, and Marchetti’s Tuscan Grill. After completing [...]

Neil Perry

Neil Perry is one of Australia’s leading and most influential chefs. He has managed several quality restaurants in Australia and today concentrates on his flagship brand, the Rockpool Group, which includes Rockpool on George, Rockpool [...]

Guillaume Brahimi

French-born Guillaume Brahimi is one of Australia's most popular and acclaimed chefs. He trained under Michelin-starred chef Joel Robuchon in Paris before moving to Sydney in the 1990s. In late 2001, Guillaume won the prestigious [...]