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George Hill writes in his book, AM I CHEF?  Under the chapter heading, Professional Codes – Australian Culinary Codes of Practice, Code 10: Strive to balance my responsibilities in work, recreation and family in harmony with  each other. The code of practice supports a commitment to excellence and passion as a Cook / Chef but […]

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Australia’s longest running culinary competition for young chefs, now in its 52nd year, is all about supporting young chefs – the future of the industry – to develop their cooking skills and broaden their culinary horizons.   Already proving to be a milestone year the 2017 Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award, run in partnership with […]

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The program is designed to help create tomorrow’s culinary leaders through the recognition, professional development and ongoing support of today’s apprentices. “Our focus is on identifying and developing the raw talent of those incredibly passionate young Chefs who want to excel in the foodservice industry,” explains Fonterra Foodservice Channel Marketing Manager Alastair McCausland. “We aim […]

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The first heat of the HTN & ACF Inter Schools Culinary Challenge was recently held at TAFE NSW Hamilton Campus, followed by further heats at TAFE NSW Campbelltown Campus and TAFE NSW Ryde Campus. The culinary competition provided an opportunity for high school students who are studying hospitality to demonstrate their skill and capability. The […]

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Larry Oberkfell

The Foodservice Suppliers Association Australia (FSAA) has announced the speakers and topics for its 2017 annual Conference, to be held Tuesday September 12 in Sydney to coincide with this year’s Fine Food Australia trade show.   The theme of this year’s event is “Striving for Excellence”, and the FSAA has secured Larry Oberkfell, CEO/President of […]

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Pizza-Vegas

AT LAS VEGAS INTERNATIONAL PIZZA EXPO!   5 x $20,000 ALL EXPENSES PAID TRIPS FOR 2 TO BE WON Leading dairy products supplier Fonterra Foodservice and its trusted brands Perfect Italiano, Mainland and Anchor are giving Australia’s independent pizzamakers, chefs and foodservice professionals who have pizza and pasta on the menu the opportunity to perfect […]

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The stoves were hot and the was pressure on, when young chefs from Queensland Metro stepped up on Saturday, cooking-off for the chance to kick-start their culinary careers in the kitchens of TAFE Queensland (Southbank Campus) to score a finalist team spot in the 2017 Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award.   Kicking-off the first of […]

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At Caboolture Special School some 40km north of Brisbane, Qld, the school’s hospitality students take a hands-on role in the tuckshop – being directly involved with the preparation and serving of food.   The school, which caters for students with intellectual disability as well as physical impairment, has been open for almost 30 years and […]

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