Scholarship winner Georgia-May taking every Kenvale opportunity

Earning a scholarship to one of the leading hospitality colleges in Australia might be a lot of pressure for some students, but Georgia-May Gallea is certainly no ordinary student.The 2016…

Australia – the land of opportunity for German student Sonja Buettner

  Australia and Germany might be separated by close to 15,000 km, but for Sonja Buettner, they couldn\’t feel closer together. The Kenvale College graduate has integrated easily in the…

What is a sous chef?

A sous chef is a commercial kitchen's second in command, and can be in charge of duties such as producing food to a high standard, purchasing and ordering food and…

How hospitality businesses can improve their social media skills

  Social media is a tool that hospitality business can use to engage and communicate with both current and potential customers. So, what social media strategies should you employ? Well, in summary:…

How to develop smart, innovative and clear restaurant menus

Developing a restaurant menu that doesn't confuse customers is not necessarily simple – according to the research. As our food-cabulary expands and grows more complex, budding chefs must ensure their…

The restaurant awards of Australia – and tips for winning them

To win a restaurant award in Australia, first it pays to understand what each team of judges will be looking for. As an example, Chefs Hat judges examine food quality…

World Class Cocktail Week highlights growing demand for bartenders

If you were asked what Australia's most popular alcoholic beverages are, it's likely you'd reply, "beer and wine". However, this answer is only half right.While beer makes up 45 per cent of…

Weird and wacky culinary creations from around the globe

  On the surface, the concept of food is rather simple – we need its nourishment to survive. However, food is also a creative portal as people across the world develop…

What are the top food trends of 2017?

Food is one of those topics where trends don't stay the same for very long. With creative chefs and culinary experts around the world constantly developing new flavours, tastes and…

What do today’s chefs need to know about gluten-free cooking?

One of the most common terms in the culinary world at the moment is 'gluten-free". It has turned into something of a buzzword in recent times as more and more Australians…

Wedding event trends for 2017

Australian wedding trends for 2017 are predicted to be all about technology and personality. Think digital and online planning, unique menus designed with your personality in mind, and extravagant or…

What are the benefits of working overseas as a chef?

The benefits of working overseas as a chef include: developing advanced, nuanced cooking skills; learning a new language; expanding your professional network for future roles; and the chance to return…