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Birch & Waite has launched its new, $13.5 million factory in Revesby, including an Australian-first Shaking Retort. It is the first commercial sized machine of its type in the Southern Hemisphere. The family-owned company is an Australian food manufacturer employing over 100 staff at its Marrickville factory, with the new site creating up to 45 […]

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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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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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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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‘The current debate on penalty rates for weekend work focus on the wrong issue’, comments George Hill, President of the “Australian Institute of TechnicalChefs”. ‘For decades, the industry has debated the problem not the root cause. It is not about penalty rates. The real issue is about appropriate level of compensation to hire a professionally trained person.’

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The second wave of the Chefs Decision awards has been dubbed the ‘Saucy edition’. Over 600 chefs across the nation have voted to decide the best sauce products on a range of criteria including taste, texture, ease of use, authenticity, colour and value. The six category winners are: Tomato sauce (bulk)                       –              Heinz Tomato […]

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