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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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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The importance of ensuring good nutrition for growing children is what sparked the creation of the school canteen ‘traffic light’ system, and this has led to the gradual removal of many readymade products which were once commonplace in canteens.   But even these days, with more and more canteens preparing a wider range of healthy […]

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Mater Group in Queensland has turned the traditional foodservice for hospitals model on its head, removing the need for set mealtimes and instead introducing a food delivery model akin to hotel style room service. We spoke to Sally McCray, Mater Group’s Director of Nutrition and Dietetics to find out more.   Mater Group has seven […]

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The presence of so many readymade products on the market today begs our headline question, which we decided to put to the corporate chefs at the ‘big three’ foodservice suppliers – Mark Baylis of Unilever FoodSolutions, Adam Moore of Cerebos Foodservice and Mark Clayton of Nestlé Professional. All three were in agreement that while there’s […]

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Most aged care operators delight in providing a true home for their residents and constantly seek new ways to ensure their health and happiness.   But it doesn’t matter what way you spin it, getting older isn’t much fun, especially when it comes to entering aged care. Moving into a hospital, nursing home or retirement […]

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