Jacqui Challinor Nomad

INSIDER - Meet the Chef

This month INSIDER talks to Jacqui Challinor, head chef of Sydney’s perennially popular Nomad, about her early lessons, the people in the industry who’ve inspired her, and her love of sharing food.

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Victor Liong Lee Ho Fook

Meet the Chef - Victor Liong - Lee Ho Fook

We chat to Victor Liong, from Lee Ho Fook in Melbourne's CBD, about... Originating from Sydney, Victor has worked with some of Sydney’s most innovate chefs; Harunobu Inukai, Mark Best and Dan Hong. Cooking a new style of Chinese food, he uses skills and techniques garnered from years with Japanese, French and modern cooking styles.

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Lennox Hastie Firedoor

INSIDER - Meet the Chef

Lennox Hastie, Chef/Owner of Firedoor in Sydney, is fascinated by fire. The open kitchen at his restaurant has two wood-fired ovens, three grills and a wood-burning hearth and uses no gas or electricity. We chat to Lennox about his passion for cooking, food and fire... 

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Mothers daughters and sisters celebrate Mothers Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day on Sunday 12 May, we talk to a group of women – restaurateurs, chefs, mothers, daughters and sisters – for whom hospitality is in the blood. They share their passion for the industry and tell us about the skills and values that are passed from one generation to the next. They share their insights about how women in hospitality can support each other, and tell us what Mother’s Day means to them.

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