Changing Demographics

Looking ahead at changing demographics, our aging population will undoubtedly present a few challenges to the hospitality industry and those engaged in foodservice particularly.

Article source: Bistro March/April 2010


Dan Shanks is in an enviable position in more ways than one. As executive chef for major Melbourne venue catering and event management company Atlantic Group[v], he’s in a job coveted by many of his peers. And thanks to Atlantic Group[v]’s stylish and sophisticated premises in Melbourne’s Docklands, Dan spends his days in a terrific […]


Justin North’s Becasse restaurant has cemented his reputation as one of Sydney’s leading chefs Justin North’s success story is built on hard work, the identification of opportunities and a willingness to take risks. Originally from New Zealand’s South Island, Justin completed his high school leaving certificate at 15 with no clear idea of what he […]

Nestle Golden Chefs Hat Award

The Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award is the longest running chef’s competition in Australia and the only national competition of its kind dedicated to the development of junior and apprentice chefs. This clip shows what goes on behind the scene, with interviews with some of the contestants.

Cerebos Food Service Logo

Cerebos Food Service has joined forces with The Coeliac Society of Australia to help educate foodservice professionals about gluten free meals. Coeliac disease is a medically diagnosed intolerance to dietary gluten which can only be effectively managed by a lifelong gluten free diet. The disease affects approximately 1 in 100 Australians. As a leading supplier […]

McCain Logo

Senior Sous Chef Ben Kirk is impressed by the extensive new selection For more than 50 years, McCain has delivered frozen food solutions to the foodservice market. From french fries and vegetables to pizzas and dinners, McCain’s comprehensive range of products has been specifically developed to meet professional needs and complement today’s menu. This well-established […]