Good Food Week

Monday 27 May, 2013

Pymble’s inaugural Good Food Week conducted by the Technology and Applied Studies Department in the week beginning Monday 13 May was an outstanding success enjoyed by students and teachers alike. The aim of the week was to promote healthy eating through delicious, easy recipes and fun activities. The week featured acclaimed chef Justin North who worked with Hospitality and Food Technology students in a series of workshops and demonstration classes to broaden their culinary ideas and experiences. Justin also presented the finer points of cooking at a special evening demonstration and tasting for the Pymble community as part of the College’s Visiting Chef Program. Students from Secondary School had the opportunity to meet Justin at a special lunchtime presentation, ‘Meet the Chef’ to watch the chef in action and participate in fun competitions based on food, ingredients and guessing the name of unusual vegetables.

Justin North has established an international reputation as an award winning chef. He was named GQ Chef of the Year in 2010 and Becasse his previous restaurant maintained two coveted Chef’s Hats from 2003 to 2011, and was named Best European Restaurant in Australia in 2009. Justin was also named Chef of the Year in 2009 by the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide.