Nathan is part of Darug people based in Sydney’s Penrith region. Nathan’s Indigenous culture and is really important to him and he was raised to be proud of his heritage. Nathan learnt a lot about his culture through his mum and Elders.
Nathan is passionate about becoming a chef. He had already done part of a 1st year apprenticeship when he saw an ad for the National Indigenous Culinary Institute.
Nathan’s NICI Culinary Guardian is Peter Doyle from Est. In 5-10 years Nathan would like to be working towards becoming an executive chef and perhaps work in France or Germany.