9-12 Sep 2019
ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour

Fine Food Australia News

Inside the Nomad kitchen with Jacqui Challinor

Jacqui Challinor, head chef of much-loved and critically acclaimed Surry Hills restaurant Nomad, talks about her journey through some of Sydney’s best kitchens, and the influencers and injustices she encountered along the way.

Banh Xeo Boom: Building a restaurant around a singular dish

Not many people have heard of banh xeo, so creating a dedicated market stall to the Vietnamese pancake dish was a risk. But after Tania Ho and Ben Sinfield, co-owners of Sydney’s Banh Xeo Bar, sold out on their first day at Paddington Market, they haven’t looked back.

Does Navi’s Julian Hills have the perfect restaurateur’s life?

Julian Hills, chef-owner of fine-diner Navi, talks to Peter Barrett about how he’s created an acclaimed eatery – and still has a life.

Native Ingredients are on the Menu

Increasingly chefs are incorporating native ingredients to their menus with a growing appreciation for the unique and diverse flavour offerings.

Just how did Sunda’s Khanh Nguyen find success so early?

He’s one of Melbourne’s hottest next-gen chefs. Just how did Sunda’s Khanh Nguyen become so successful so young?

Scam Warning Fine Food Australia

We have become aware that an ongoing scam has emerged regarding Fine Food Australia. A company named International Fairs Directory, formerly known as Expo Guide, are sending out posted letters using the Fine Food Australia business name. The letter requests a data update from Fine Food Australia exhibitor businesses. Please do not reply and ignore […]

Mental Health in the Kitchen: How Far Have We Come?

The old saying goes, if you can’t stand the heat then get out of the kitchen. It is a cliche that has rung true for a long period of time in the pressure cooker environment of the hospitality industry. But all of that is changing. There is a new breed of chef now, ones driving […]

Does the Social Media Hype Sell in Hospitality?

Social Media has flooded the internet in recent years. It’s easy to become cynical of the impact that hundreds of thousands of posts can have on the everyday consumer. The sifting through a plethora of pictures, videos, memes, links, and blog posts can make the hype of social media seem overrated but it most certainly […]

Peru: The World’s Superfood Pantry

There are two key trends that are driving the increasing role that Peruvian food & beverages will play in Australian lives going forward.  Firstly, it has become increasingly apparent that diet is inextricably linked to human health, wellbeing, productivity & longevity. Secondly, in a globalised food and beverage landscape, importers, wholesalers, retailers & consumers have easier access to the global […]

How to save money for your business using online POS systems

The customer is always right. Raise your hand if you’ve heard that one before. Whatever your stance on the statement, in the hospitality business virtually every aspect of your business is a touchpoint for the end consumer. Customer satisfaction is key in building loyalty, and patrons will vote with their wallets. In 2018, those wallets […]

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