Over 30 years as an Executive Chef          CPR for your catering operation

Consulting - Menus - Kitchen Design - Catering Analysis



  • 3 Day Kitchen Audit

  • On Site Monthly Mentoring

  • Head Chef Training

  • Catering Concepts 

  • Practical Kitchen Designs

  • Brand Awareness Ambassador

  • Conference presenter

  • Specialty Projects                                                                                                                                                                                                            

  •  "Thank you for such a thorough report into our catering operations,  it will be invaluable to the club’s future."                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  




My extensive hands on knowledge gives me the edge to be able to identify areas that require attention and the skill to implement change effectively..                                                                                                                                                      



3 Day Kitchen Audit:

To identify gaps and opportunities to improve systems, work flow, food safety, staff connectivity and menus.


Cost Control Catering Audit:

To get a clear picture of the financial health of your catering operation and the systems being used.





Implementation of changes:

To enable catering teams and chefs to perform at their peak through training and change, enabling implementation over a 3 -12 month period. 






Carrington Care Village

Portarlington Golf Club

Shoalhaven Ex-Services

Broken Hill Musicians

Hardbord Diggers Club

Southport RSL

Armidale Servies

Nambucca RSL

Ingleburn RSL

Singleton Diggers

Blue Fin Fishing Club

Yarraville Club

Wests Illawarra

Club Menangle

Tweed River House


Blacktown Workers Club

St George Leagues Club

Yarram Country Club

Doxa Group Melbourne

Club Evans Head

Miranda RSL

 Wests Illawarra

Club Menangle

Coolum Surf Club

Jindabyne Bowling

Parkes RSL

Club Taree

Corowa RSL Club

Kingscliff Bowling Club

Burleigh Bears RL Club



My Experience

A proven success record consulting in clubs, fine tuning and mentoring teams.

A Regional Club Specialist, very relatable to all staff, who goes anywhere.

Implementing Improvement Programs, Chef-Efficient Kitchen re Designs, Executive Chef Mentoring 


I bring over 40 years large venue kitchen experience, over 4 years as a consultant, plus 30 years as an Executive Chef and Mentor

My experience includes 17 years at Campbelltown Catholic Club as Executive Chef, actively involved in the design, construction and menus of 8 new kitchens including a hotel, convention center, restaurants and events spaces.

A HACCP program was maintained over 10 years.

Business quadrupled to $12M in food sales, culminating in 3,000 dining seats and 13,000 meals a week with 150 catering staff across the group.



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Tweed Heads NSW


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