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 his apprenticeship, he worked in many of Melbourne’s favourite restaurants including a stint at Iain Hewiston’s Memories of the Mediterranean and Browns Restaurant during the 1980’s.
After working as a Operations Manager in Malaysia and Japan, Robert returned to the family business starting out as Food and Beverage Manager / Executive Chef at archetti’s at Reef House in Palm Cove, Cairns and then moving on to become Executive Chef at Marchetti’s Latin and Marchetti’s Tuscan Grill where he achieved the first Age Good Food Guide Chefs Hat for Marchetti’s Tuscan Grill and a third Chefs Hat for Marchetti’s
Robert opened Icebergs Dining Room and Bar to help fulfil Maurice Terzini’s Bondi dream. Having an Italian father from Marche, Robert believes that great food comes from cooks who remain loyal to their family roots. Where better to showcase Italian cuisine then the cliff tops of Bondi.