Item Type: Food

Liz Jack

Liz Jack is an entertaining and experienced MC and facilitator. With over thirty years’ emceeing a diverse range of events her relaxed style coupled with tight control over the program, ensures organizers and their guests can relax and enjoy the experiences. Formerly the CEO of the Denmark Chamber of Commerce and a long time independent …

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Foni Pollitt

Award-winning sommelier, restaurateur and certified wine educator, Foni Pollitt, is behind one of Perth’s top restaurants Mayfair Lane Pub and Dining Room. Originally from Melbourne, Foni’s career began in the 90s when she left Australia for Italy. The travel enthusiast soon moved to the UK. Foni stayed for 15 years, fronting up some of the …

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Larry Cherubino

Larry’s wife Edwina is a fourth generation Western Australian. Her ancestors, the Egerton-Warburton’s, migrated from England and settled Frankland River in the mid 1800’s. Not just settlement pioneers, they planted the first vines on the banks of the river in 1875. Unlike Edwina, Larry is a first generation Australian. At school, whilst other kids had …

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Kim Tyrer

Kim Tyrer is the CEO & Winemaker of Galafrey Wines. Galafrey was established in 1977, and remains a family business. In 2003, Kim’s father Ian Tyrer passed away. Kim was 25 years old. As an only child, Kim came back to Galafrey and later stepped into her father’s role as CEO & winemaker. After a …

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Melissa Palinkas

The food produced by Young George executive chef and co-owner Melissa Palinkas has been lavished with praise by food reviewers who describe her food with words like ‘inventive, fun, smart, original and drop dead gorgeous’. While she enjoys producing an innovative menu, Melissa runs a sustainable kitchen, making the best use of every part of …

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Guy Jeffreys

Guy is the executive chef for Fogarty Wine Group. At Millbrook Winery in Jarrahdale they serve estate-grown modern country food. While local artisan producers are featured on the menu, the kitchen team are known for growing heirloom vegetables from saved seed in the property’s one acre garden. This approach to food has won much acclaim …

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Russell Blaikie

Russell has owned a Winebar in the heart of Margaret River, he often talks food on 720 ABC Radio’s Breakfast Program and in his past was a weekly food columnist for The West Australian. Russell has anchored a season of Our State on a Plate and has co-hosted Delish for Channel 9 & 9 Life …

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Amy Hamilton

Amy Hamilton is the chef-patron of Liberté. Albany’s finest place to dine and a model small bar for publicans around the state. A bold mash-up of French and Vietnamese flavours – sometimes in the same dish – Hamilton’s cooking is ‘delicious, deeply satisfying and a tender love letter to Great Southern produce and producers.” Big …

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Stuart Laws

With a wealth of experience from a multitude of areas within the food industry, from restaurant dining to large scale catering, Stuart works hard to keep his finger on the pulse with current techniques and trends. Moving away from a focused venue role, Stuart invests his time on his own businesses, Showcase Events WA, where …

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Chris Eales

Chris was born in Reading, England in 1985. In his early years, he left university and pursued a career as a chef, working in a local bistro for a year before moving to a small country gastropub. Chris then worked in a Michelin star hotel in Ascot before working in London, where he reached the …

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