Why cooking good food is enough for Adrian Graham

Many people think it’s every chef’s dream to work in a Michelin Star restaurant or to own one. At one point Adrian Graham, 32, thought about it but soon realised it wasn’t for him. Instead, Graham, who’s currently on a working visa from the UK, is pretty content with working in the kitchen of the Riverview Hotel located in Sydney’s inner western suburb of Balmain. “I … Continue reading Why cooking good food is enough for Adrian Graham

Kaisern Ching on Din Tai Fung to building Chefs Gallery

Kaisern Ching may have started his career with Macquarie Bank, but these days he’s constantly thinking about how to impress his diners at Chefs Gallery. Ching founded Chefs Gallery shortly a year after bringing Tapei’s first Din Tai Fung restaurant to Australia just over six years ago. He said after moving from Singapore to Australia he realised Australia’s definition of Chinese food was partial, with … Continue reading Kaisern Ching on Din Tai Fung to building Chefs Gallery

Food for the soul: Amit Tewari delivers burgers with a conscience

Owner of Soul Burger Amit Tewari isn’t one to preach but hopes to see a world where animals would no longer be killed for food, and hopes to popularise plant-based food, especially among committed meat eaters, with a completely new menu. “The goal for me is to have someone who loves a medium rare steak come in, have our burger, and say that’s really good,” he said. … Continue reading Food for the soul: Amit Tewari delivers burgers with a conscience

Community Table chats with Matt Moran.

At the table with: Matt Moran

Restauranteur, chef, and TV personality Matt Moran has been running some the country’s top kitchens for the last 30-plus years, including ARIA Restaurant, Opera Bar, and more recently Chiswick. When he’s not in the kitchen, Moran is publishing cookbooks, and hosting TV shows such as From Paddock to Farm and The Great Australian Bake Off Who is your inspiration? I get inspiration from many places … Continue reading At the table with: Matt Moran

Anna Polyviou is a pastry chef in Sydney.

At the table with: Anna Polyviou

Executive pastry chef of Sydney’s Shangri-La Anna Polyviou has been pushing the boundaries with her highly-talked about dessert degustations, and recently winning the All Covers best high-tea in Sydney. Most recently, she also made an appearance on MasterChef where she presented her take on a carrot cake. Over the years, Polyviou has also worked in kitchens including The Bather’s Pavilion and in London’s The Claridges … Continue reading At the table with: Anna Polyviou