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

Chase Kojima chef of Sokyo

At the table with: Chase Kojima

Chef and restauranteur Chase Kojima has been making headlines in Australia since opening his own restaurant Sokyo at The Star in Sydney. Born and raised in San Francisco, Kojima grew up working at the family kitchen that served up traditional Japanese food. All before hitting 30, he has also headed up kitchens of the Nobu restaurant group in Las Vegas, Dubai, London, and LA. Who … Continue reading At the table with: Chase Kojima

Sydney chef Tetsuya Wakuda

At the table with: Tetsuya Wakuda

Owner and operator of one of Sydney’s most highly-regarded restaurants Tetsuya’s Restaurant is Tetsuya Wakuda. He is known for dishing out traditional Japanese dishes using French techniques that he learned in the kitchen from Sydney chef Tony Bilson. He is also the owner of a restaurant in Singapore, Waku Ghin, which he opened in 2010 as part of the Mariana Bay Sands complex. In addition … Continue reading At the table with: Tetsuya Wakuda