In this edition we find out Gary Johnson’s recipe for success. For the Spirit Hotels National Food Manager and Group Executive Chef, it’s all about excellent execution every time. We also take a look at the challenge of preparing and serving gluten and allergen free food as well as breakfast trends, what makes and breaks a burger and how pizzas are rising to the top of pub menus. Special healthcare focus: My Food Choice transforms patient meal deliveries and pre-moulded minced and pureed foods receive a new, and more appetising, lease on life.


Proud to be a Chef is heating up for its 19th iteration in 2018. Hear all about how the preparations are going for Australia’s number one foodservice mentoring program. In this issue we also take a special look at festive season functions. Our functions focus will take you from The Terrace of Melbourne’s Royal Botanical Gardens, to the Brisbane Racing Club and the Spirit Hotel group. You can also read about what is trending on functions menus and how the AITC is protecting the status of professional chefs.


Our cover this issue features Mario Libertini of La Piazza, an authentically themed Italian dining precinct nestled within the environs of Bankstown Sports Club. We chat with Mario to discover how he has created such a successful establishment. In this edition, we also take a look at enhancing the standard breakfast menu and setting your burgers apart from the competition. You can also read about Nutella Heroes, contemporary presentation trends in cakes and pastries, and the 2018 Proud to be a Chef mentors.


In this issue we take at special look at the process of super freezing at ultra low temperatures (ULT), a technological innovation that has revolutionised the seafood market. Get ready for the big news, ULT Yellowfin Tuna is now available on Australian shores. We also take a look at the growing demand for more contemporary seafood styles and pose the question ‘has from-scratch sauce had its day?’ In addition, you can read up on all the latest foodservice news and info regarding effortless baking, Proud to be a Chef, coffee and healthcare.


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Our feature article this issue explores the current catering climate. We chat with Executive Chef Asif Mamum and Corporate Executive Chef Markus Werner about how to best cater to the growing and changing demands of contemporary function attendees. In this issue we also take a look at gluten free, burgers and the breakfast market, as well as pre made desserts and a special focus on healthcare.


‘Read & Keep’ special planning issue of Canteen Magazine


This issue we’ve introduced something new – an easy way if reading the magazine online, which also allows you to access exclusive bonus content.

From now on each issue of Foodservice Rep will be available to read online in convenient flipbook format. All the regular features if the print edition will be included in new digital format, plus we will also be featuring bonus content such as extended versions of some stories and videos to watch.

As a special offer, when you sign up to access the digital version of the magazine you’ll also receive a regular monthly program guide showcasing the latest content on Hello Foodservice – our monthly foodservice video program series. You can sign up online by clicking this link or typing it into your browser: http://eepurl.com/bJ8jQ5