HTN

The annual HTN Youth Skills Showcase was recently held at The Northern Sydney Institute Ryde Campus Ambassador Restaurant, with a team of HTN apprentices led by their chefs and mentors catering to over 70 distinguished guests. The repast commenced with canapes such as compressed apple, pork and toffee and some guests were seen going back for […]

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From the Australian Institute of Technical Chefs (AITC): Over the past few years the originally unique artisan title ‘Chef’ has been hijacked by many printed and electronic medias, where people are simply acknowledged as ‘Chef’, without possessing professional skills, attitudes, knowledge or experience required in commercial cookery. A chef in Australia is not a regulated tradesperson, […]

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brientrippas

Brien Trippas started work at the UK’s biggest industrial caterer, and today is Executive Chairman of major Australian hospitality business Trippas White Group.

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beef with snow peas

While at first glance branded beef may seem just a marketing tool, it does provide some tangible benefits for chefs, restaurateurs, bistro managers and other foodservice professionals.

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danielle

Danielle Visione is Director of Design Portfolio, a retail and brand design specialist company which has been around for 29 years.

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spices

Herbs and spices are considered essential components in the cooking of many red meat dishes. To find out why we spoke to representatives of two major herb and spice suppliers.

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Amanda Polsen (aged 24), an apprentice chef at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra, and Georgia Harrison (aged 22), an apprentice chef at the National Press Club, have been crowned the National winners of the 2015 Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF’S HAT AWARD. Team ACT battled it out in the kitchen against the country’s eight best junior chef teams […]

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NGCH15_National-Final

Australia’s best junior chefs are preparing to turn up the heat at the National Final of the 2015 Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF’S HAT AWARD. Taking the nationals to a new, much more public venue, over two days (Sunday 20th and Monday 21st September) the finalist teams will cook-off live in front of Fine Food Australia attendees […]

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