Chef Success Workshop

The Chef Success Workshop is a brand new program launching at the Foodservice Australia show this November.

It will be a half day program run by chefs for chefs. Hosted by Venessa Barnes, this is the opportunity for young chefs to connect with like-minded chefs and learn from industry leaders.

When: Sunday 27 June 2021, 10am-2pm
(includes a two-course sit-down lunch)

Where: MCEC, as part of the Foodservice Australia tradeshow

Cost: $90 for all sessions, including a two-course sit down lunch ($70 early bird discount, valid until 27 May 2021).
Tickets include free entry in to the tradeshow.

The Program

10:00

WHAT’S ON THE MENU? with Venessa Barnes

10:10

FAIR GAME: HOW FAIRWORK HAS CHANGED, with the Fair Work Ombudsman

  • What you need to know about Fairwork changes
  • Understanding your rights

10:45

WHAT MAKES A GOOD CHEF A GREAT CHEF

  • Having the courage of your convictions
  • Elevating core skills to create success
  • Building a team around your fundamental values

11:20

BACK TO BASICS AND BEYOND

  • Back to basics without being boring
  • The return of traditional cuisine with a contemporary twist
  • Is polished smart casual the bright new future of dining?

11:55

ME, MYSELF AND I: The subtle art of personal marketing with Craig Macindoe

  • Modern chefs successfully building and managing their social media brands
  • What social media platforms do for you
  • When too much is not good enough
  • Curating your feeds to reflect the best of you and your workplace

12:25

HEALTH & WELLBEING: WALK THE TALK

  • Looking after yourself and your team
  • Maintaining inspiration and motivation
  • Navigating the new demands of a changing industry

13:00

EAT & GREET: Two course lunch prepared by National Chef Teams


Speakers

While the line-up for 2021 is yet to be finalised, for 2020 we had the following speakers:

Venessa Barnes

Food Logic

Nelly Robinson

nel. Restaurant

Jacqui Challinor

Nomad

Troy Crisante

Quay

Mitch Orr

ACME

Claire Van Vuuren

Bloodwood Newtown

Rey Ambas

Jonah's Restaurant

Alex Herbert

Bird Cow Fish

Craig Macindoe

Darling Crackles

Fair Work Ombudsman

Expressions of interest:

If you are interested in attending the Chef Success Workshop, please click here to register your interest and we will let you know when registrations open