Meet Our Chefs
Meet our Chefs – Peter Manifis
Pete can currently be seen presenting on Our State on a Plate and at local foodie events promoting our great state of Western Australia.
Meet our Chefs – Melissa Palinkas
The food produced by Melissa Palinkas has been lavished with praise by reviewers who describe her food as ‘inventive, fun, smart, original and drop dead gorgeous’.
Meet our Chefs – Chris Strang
The Norfolk chef Chris Strang has worked at some of Perth’s best eateries including Balthazaar, Bread in Common, as well as restaurants in Toronto and St Louis, where he fell in love with the art of smoked food. At The Norfolk, Chris puts his years of mastering the craft to bring beautifully slow cooked meat from the firepit to your plate.
Meet our Chefs – Kestral Urban
East Fremantle boy and seasoned chef Kestrel Urban cut his teeth in some fine Margaret River restaurants before moving to Melbourne and running various gourmet pub and hotel operations. Settling back in Fremantle Kestrel has been raising the bar at The National Hotel introducing a…
Meet our Chefs – Scott Brannigan
On returning to Perth after time in the UK, Scott took up Head Chef at Balthazar Restraurent & Bar which came with it, a long-established history in Perth dining to uphold. After 3 years at Balthazar, Scott embraced the opportunity to open Bread in Common…
Meet our Chefs – Kenny McHardy
When Manuka Wood Fire Kitchen‘s doors quietly opened in 2015, it didn’t take long for the locals to appreciate the delicious, soulful woodfire mastery from our chef and owner Kenny McHardy. Kenny uses his woodfire oven and the open flames to create simple yet innovative…