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Nutella, which is enjoyed in more than 75 countries internationally as well as being the number one hazelnut spread in Australia*, has long proven its strength and customer loyalty in retail. Over the past several years, the brand has also made strong inroads into the foodservice market, with many businesses keen to capitalise on its […]

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Leslie Chan won Silver and Gold medals

The first ACC Regional Competition was held in conjunction with Fine foods Queensland at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from 10th – 12th April. Thirty local & interstate competitors entered to compete in multiple categories over the three days consisting of live individual & static components. Five kitchens outfitted by Moffat, Robot Coupe, Sous […]

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Jake McKenzie, Proud to Be a Chef 2015 winner

Jake McKenzie from Sale in South East Victoria has won the 17th annual Fonterra Proud to be a Chef mentoring program. The announcement was made at the Fonterra Proud to be a Chef Gala dinner event attended by some of Australia’s top chefs, leaders of the culinary industry, and past and current finalists of the renowned […]

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The Australian Culinary Federation Chef Weekend in March provides an opportunity to get involved in serious panel discussions on the future of the industry. Keynote speakers will be Leo Di Battista of AS partners on the financial management of kitchens and restaurants and Barry Kerr on relationship management and mental health for hospitality workers. The weekend will be held […]

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A record number of talented apprentice chefs have been selected to take part in the highly acclaimed Fonterra Proud to Be a Chef mentoring program for 2016. The 17th annual competition will see thirty-four aspiring chefs from across Australia participate in the all-expense paid culinary experience taking place in Melbourne in February 2016 – two more […]

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Students at St Thomas More Primary School celebrating International Chefs Day

Some of the country’s most talented chefs went into classrooms across Australia to help teach kids how to cook healthy meals as part of International Chefs Day. This year’s theme, Healthy Kids – Healthy Future focused on encouraging students to cook and learn about the benefits of healthy eating. Chefs from the Australian Culinary Federation […]

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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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