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Restaurant & Catering Australia, Clubs Australia, the Australian Hotels Association and Accommodation Association of Australia have joined together to protest the proposed introduction of mandatory Country of Original Labelling (CoOL) for the foodservice sector, particularly for cooked and pre-prepared seafood. They say it would increase compliance costs and administrative red tape for foodservice businesses across […]

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An entrée of ocean trout with cucumber jelly, main course of braised lamb and vegetables, and dessert of chocolate fondant pudding is taking two young North Queensland chefs to the national final of the 2015 Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award. Adam Millard and Lincoln Peagham beat 18 of the region’s best young chefs in the prestigious culinary […]

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Golden Chefs Hat 2015

The Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF’S HAT AWARD, Australia’s longest running culinary competition for young chefs, has received a record-breaking number of registrations into this year’s competition.[1] Standout registration levels came from New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland South regions. Pat Stobbs, Country Business Manager, Nestlé Professional Oceania, says that this year’s entry levels are outstanding, […]

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Perfect Italiano Capture the Moment winning entry - 'Little Break' by Aidan Rawlins, apprentice at Black Coffee Lyrics in Surfers Paradise QLD

Perfect Italiano’s opportunity for Australia’s foodservice professionals to showcase their creativity by capturing a special moment at work in a photograph has paid off for the five place-winners and 15 runner-up finalists. The photo entries, taken by digital camera, iPhone or Android device were uploaded to the Club Perfect website where they were judged for […]

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stanstory

This satirical story from well-known and respected Black Hat Chef George Hill describes some of the potentially negative influences which modern chefs need to be on the lookout for. Click here to read online or right-click and ‘save as’ to download

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peterwright

Peter Wright’s career has taken him from humble beginnings to the Presidency of the Australian Culinary Federation, the excitement of international competition and the challenge of catering for major events.

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David Sullivan

“For someone who requires a gluten free diet, eating out of home is one of their biggest challenges,” says David Sullivan – and as National Business Development Manager of Coeliac Australia, he should know.

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Coeliac Australia has partnered with McDonalds to trial a pilot scheme at three McCafes in the NSW Hunter Valley.

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