Press Releases

24 Aug 2017
New food industry event for Queensland
The organisers of Foodservice Australia have announced they will be launching a new show in Brisbane next year, to be called Food & Hospitality Queensland....
New food industry event for Queensland

02 Jun 2017
Foodservice 2017 called best show ever
Melbourne’s historic Royal Exhibition Building was home this week to Foodservice Australia, the most exciting industry event of the year. It featured over 250 exhibitors,...
Foodservice 2017 called best show ever

02 Jun 2017
Chef of the Year 2017
After three grueling days of competition Michael Cole from Melbourne has been named the 2017 Professional Chef of the Year, and in a remarkable double...
Chef of the Year 2017

02 Jun 2017
Restaurant Conference Delivers
The National Restaurant Conference was held this week in Melbourne at Foodservice Australia, with a stellar line-up of speakers including hospitality industry leaders and legends....
Restaurant Conference Delivers

19 May 2017
Chefs compete to represent their country at Bocuse d’Or Australian Selection
Four accomplished chefs will compete in Melbourne on Tuesday 30 May to win the honour of representing Australia at the elite international Bocuse d’Or contest....
Chefs compete to represent their country at Bocuse d’Or Australian Selection

10 May 2017
Chef finalists prepare for battle
Talented chefs from around Australia will arrive in Melbourne for the prestigious Australian Professional Chef of the Year contest, to be held at Foodservice Australia...
Chef finalists prepare for battle

26 Apr 2017
Who will be the next Aussie chef on the Road to Lyon?
Australia’s next candidate for the prestigious Bocuse d’Or World Cuisine Contest will be selected by a panel of world class chefs, in a thrilling competition...
Who will be the next Aussie chef on the Road to Lyon?

11 Apr 2017
Elite chefs to compete in Melbourne at Foodservice Show
Melbourne is enjoying a stellar culinary year – hot on the heels of last week’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants extravaganza, two world-class chef competitions are...

03 Mar 2017
Entries open for Bocuse d’Or Australian Selection 2017
Australian chefs who wish to test their skills at the world’s most prestigious culinary competition are invited to enter the Bocuse d’Or Australian Selection, being...

28 Feb 2017
More ideas to boost your bottom line at National Restaurant Conference 2017
Following a sellout success in Sydney last year, the 2017 National Restaurant Conference (NRC) is set to inform and inspire hospitality professionals in Melbourne this...
More ideas to boost your bottom line at National Restaurant Conference 2017

24 Oct 2016
Foodservice show delivers ideas and inspiration at new conferences
The nation’s only trade show dedicated to the hospitality industry, Foodservice Australia, will be bringing the National Restaurant Conference to Melbourne for the first time,...
Foodservice show delivers ideas and inspiration at new conferences

03 Oct 2016
The Country's Sweetest Food Fight
After the success of the inaugural 2016 Savour Patissier of the Year competition, the nation’s sweetest battle returns to Foodservice Australia and makes its debut...
The Country's Sweetest Food Fight

20 Sep 2016
Foodservice show steps up to the next level
The nation’s only show focused solely on the foodservice industry, Foodservice Australia, is gearing up to be the biggest yet, encompassing both levels of the...
Foodservice show steps up to the next level

30 May 2016
Foodservice show dazzles Sydney
Chefs, patissiers, restaurateurs, hoteliers, bakers, café owners and caterers all gathered last week at Foodservice Australia in Sydney to meet with suppliers, compete in events,...
Foodservice show dazzles Sydney

30 May 2016
Matt Weller named Chef of the Year 2016
The results are in for one of Australia’s most prestigious and most rewarding culinary contests, The Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year, held at...
Matt Weller named Chef of the Year 2016

30 May 2016
The Ultimate Patisserie Competition
The best Australian and international patissiers battled it out to prove whose talents are indeed the sweetest at a new competition that was run this...
The Ultimate Patisserie Competition

09 May 2016
Chef Finalists Announced
The finalists for the prestigious Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year competition have been announced, with 32 professional chefs chosen from more than 150...
Chef Finalists Announced

21 Apr 2016
National Restaurant Conference – boost your business beyond 2020
The inaugural National Restaurant Conference, supported by Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA), will be held alongside the Foodservice show on Monday 23 May at the...
National Restaurant Conference –  boost your business beyond 2020

12 Feb 2016
Chef of the Year 2016
Could this be your big break?

Entries open for Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year

Calling all chefs – entries...
Chef of the Year 2016

11 Feb 2016
Pizza chefs go for glory
Pizza makers from around Australia will be battling for top honours in the Global Pizza & Pasta Challenge, to be held as part of the...
Pizza chefs go for glory

02 Feb 2016
Bakery Set to Rise at Food Show
Foodservice Australia – now expanded to two halls – will feature an exciting new section just for bakers and patissiers when it runs in Sydney...
Bakery Set to Rise at Food Show

20 Jan 2016
Dynamic show expands to second hall
With the Royal Hall of Industries at Sydney’s Moore Park sold out by Christmas, Foodservice Australia has expanded into the adjoining Hordern Pavilion.

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17 Dec 2015
Foodservice show selling out
The hospitality industry’s only dedicated trade show – Foodservice Australia – is preparing for a bumper event in Sydney in May, with new features and...
Foodservice show selling out

12 Nov 2015
Get ready to refresh your thinking
The team from Foodservice Australia are planning a spectacular show in Sydney in 2016, with a new patisserie competition and a cutting edge Foodservice Conference...
Get ready to refresh your thinking

04 Jun 2015
Foodservice show wows Melbourne
The food and hospitality industry all met this week at the Foodservice Australia show in Melbourne - with more exhibitors, visitors and special events than...
Foodservice show wows Melbourne

28 May 2015
Exhibitor Highlights
A full house of 200 hospitality suppliers will congregate at Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building on Saturday 31 May for Foodservice Australia.



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Exhibitor Highlights

25 May 2015
Award-winning training provider supports chef contest
Foodservice Australia is pleased to partner with Chisholm Institute as the Education and Training sponsor of the Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year 2015....
Award-winning training provider supports chef contest

12 May 2015
Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year
The Grand Final of the Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year competition will be held on Tuesday 2 June at 2pm , with the...
Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year

29 Apr 2015
Bar talk at Foodservice show
What makes a restaurant, café or bar successful? Is it the designer fit out, high quality produce and product, or its sustainable practices? Maybe it’s...
Bar talk at Foodservice show

28 Apr 2015
Chef Competition heats up
The prestigious Chef of the Year competition returns even stronger in 2015, with new industry partner Unilever Food Solutions. A record number of entries have...
Chef Competition heats up

15 Apr 2015
Refresh your ideas at Foodservice 2015
This year Melbourne will play host to the only tradeshow focused on the hospitality and catering industry, with Foodservice Australia running from 31 May –...
Refresh your ideas at Foodservice 2015

30 Jan 2015
Be inspired at Foodservice Australia
Registrations are now open for Foodservice Australia – the only major tradeshow for the food and hospitality industry scheduled for Melbourne this year. The show...
Be inspired at Foodservice Australia

30 Jan 2015
Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year
The prestigious Chef of the Year competition returns this year with a new name and a new major sponsor. It will now be known as...
Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year

03 Jun 2014
McCool wins Rare Medium Chef of the Year
After three days of intense competition Matthew McCool from Sydney’s Altitude restaurant has been named the Rare Medium Chef of the Year. It was a...
McCool wins Rare Medium Chef of the Year

03 Jun 2014
Foodservice show draws a quality crowd
Sydney’s foodservice professionals were out in force for the Foodservice Australia exhibition last week, with participants praising the quality of visitors and the opportunity to...
Foodservice show draws a quality crowd

19 May 2014
Foodservice Australia hosts national selection contest for World Chocolate Masters
Three master chocolatiers, Elicia Chan from Le Cordon Bleu in Sydney, Matteo Sassi from Sydney’s Choco Bean Catering and Rebecca Carins from Savour Chocolate &...
Foodservice Australia hosts national selection contest for World Chocolate Masters

16 May 2014
Foodservice Australia – ready to do business
It’s bigger, it’s more exciting than ever before, and it’s opening soon – Foodservice Australia is ready for the industry to do business in Sydney...
Foodservice Australia – ready to do business

16 May 2014
What does Australia’s best pie taste like?
That’s the question for judges of Australia’s Best Pie Competition and the Great Aussie Pastie Competition, being held in Sydney as part of the Foodservice...
What does Australia’s best pie taste like?

12 May 2014
Rare Medium Chef of the Year Finalists Announced
12 May 2014: The top 32 chefs chosen to compete in the Rare Medium Chef of the Year Competition this year have been announced at...
Rare Medium Chef of the Year Finalists Announced

06 Mar 2014
New Features and Exhibitors at Foodservice Show
Australia’s only exhibition aimed solely at the hospitality industry, Foodservice Australia, returns to Sydney from 25-27 May 2014 and will be bigger and better than...
New Features and Exhibitors at Foodservice Show

05 Mar 2014
Entries Open for Chef of the Year
Entries are now open for Rare Medium Chef of the Year , an annual event that brings together leading professional chefs from around the country....
Entries Open for Chef of the Year

09 Jun 2013
Abrahams wins Chef of the Year Second Time
9 June 2013. The Rare Medium Chef of the Year competition was decided in a live cook off this week in Melbourne, with defending champion...
Abrahams wins Chef of the Year Second Time

06 Jun 2013
Foodservice elite visit show
6 June 2013: Melbourne’s hospitality community was out in force at Foodservice Australia 2013, with more than 5000 visitors over the show’s three days. Many...
Foodservice elite visit show

06 Jun 2013
John Lanzafame Crowned Best Pizza & Pasta Chef
6 June 2013: As expected, competition was hot this year in the Australian leg of the Fonterra Global Pizza and Pasta Challenge 2013, with some...
John Lanzafame Crowned Best Pizza & Pasta Chef

30 May 2013
New products on show
May 2013: The first thing visitors want to know at a trade exhibition is “What’s new?”

At Foodservice Australia 2013, the answer is...

30 May 2013
Easy as pie - 3 days of tasting ahead to find Australia's best pie and pastie
May 2013: Bakers from around Australia will be rolling their sleeves up and their pastry out, to create a pie or pastie impressive enough to...

27 May 2013
Food for Thought - hot topics covered at free seminars
27 May 2013: Restaurateurs, caterers, café owners and chefs grappling with the fast pace of change in hospitality can benefit from expert panels discussing the...

27 May 2013
Dynamic marketing guru to speak at Foodservice Australia
27 May 2013: One of Australia’s leading marketing experts, John Dwyer, will be a keynote speaker at Foodservice Australia on 4 June, with a 90...

27 May 2013
Chocolate Grand Prix - what could you do with 50kg of chocolate?
27 May 2013: Master chocolatiers from around Australia will be vying for the new Chocolate Grand Prix, with the winner to receive training at the...

07 May 2013
Finalists Announced for Rare Medium Chef of the Year
7 May 2013: The finalists for the Rare Medium Chef of the Year Competition were announced at a special launch event last night. They include...
Finalists Announced for Rare Medium Chef of the Year

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True Foods
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