East meets West Fusion

East meets West Fusion

Caption-for-image Last Friday evening my wife and I dined at Coya Restaurant in Cromer to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. We chose the "Carnivore 6 Course Degustation" menu and then complimented this exceptional food with both white and red wines. Coya Menu Chef Ash Saleh ha ...read more

Calling all Experts!

Calling all Experts!

Silver Brumby Lodge Thredbo Training The Silver Brumby Ski Lodge in Thredbo revamped their cooking line for the coming winter season. The new equipment will ensure that the high quality food offering will be easily maintained, as well as creating the power to duplicate the menus when key st ...read more

It's going to be delicious!

It's going to be delicious!

Amazing renovation at Laneway on Darby Laneway on Darby 143 Darby St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300 Phone: 02 4929 2666 Laneway on Darby has undergone an amazing renovation as well as an all new menu! Get excited as it's going to be delicious! They are a local  ...read more

Shout it from the Rooftops

Shout it from the Rooftops

Great Northern Hotel in Newcastle Renovations are now well under way for the revamped Great Northern Hotel in Newcastle, with a scheduled opening date in November 2018. The iconic Great Northern Hotel is situated in the heart of Newcastle. Throughout it's long history the hotel has sur ...read more

Are you turning away profitable opportunities?

Are you turning away profitable opportunities?

My Commercial Kitchen - Kitchen 1 What could you do if you had more room in your commercial kitchen? • You have a stall at a local market and you require a commercial kitchen to prepare your food. • You are a caterer looking for preparation space. • You conduct cooking ...read more

Eat. Love. Chocolate.

Eat. Love. Chocolate.

Eat Love Chocolate Chocolate basket "All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." Charles M. Schulz American cartoonist Tempering chocolate is a vital step in the process of making a smooth, glossy and evenly colored coating for dipping or perhaps a ...read more

Sip, Swirl, Swallow!

Sip, Swirl, Swallow!

The Penfolds Collection 2017 On Wednesday 22 November I was invited into Star City's Black Bar & Grill for a Wine Tasting Night. On show was the Penfolds Collection 2017. What a fabulous evening it turned into. Many thanks go to my supplier Comcater. A daunting task for any chef is  ...read more

Drink Well With Prodjuice

Drink Well With Prodjuice

Prodjuice have just celebrated their 4th Birthday Northern beaches based cold-pressed juice company Prodjuice have just celebrated their 4th Birthday. They began in 2013 as a tiny start up and grew from there to what has become one heck of an operation, pumping out 1000's of litres of juice  ...read more

Cali Press live clean, live large, love life!

Cali Press live clean, live large, love life!

Cali Press – "A Great Little Gem" Cali Press have 5 cafes dotted around Sydney (Bondi, Bronte, Coogee, Double Bay and Surry Hills). They offer a selection of fresh, cold pressed juices daily as well as the ultimate cleanse experience from their detox juices. They also offer a range of ...read more

This is not a bottle shop - this is a wine destination!

This is not a bottle shop - this is a wine destination!

Sneakers are boring but give me wine & I'm happy When I studied my Diploma in Management, I came to the conclusion that sneakers are boring. The first case-study we did was on sports shoes such as Nikes and Reeboks. It just didn't excite me all that much. If I was going to spend ...read more



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