Industry leaders from foods, hospitality, tourism and events will appear at the upcoming William Angliss Institute Melbourne Open Day on Sunday 13 August.
Dessert and pastry chef Christy Tania will do a dessert demonstration, including making ice cream truffle pops. Tania recently showcased her floating ice cream creation on MasterChef 2017 and is will soon launch her own dessert shop Glacé, in Windsor.
Matteo Pignatelli of Matteo’s restaurant in Fitzroy will share some of his secrets for success at the helm of one of Melbourne’s top dining institutions with his executive chef Buddha Lo also holding cooking demonstration followed by a Great Chefs ‘Bitesize’ taster lunch.
Working as restaurant manager at Estelle by Scott Pickett, Angliss graduate Cameron Maher will present some of his experiences, including his time as assistant restaurant manager at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and at The Fat Duck in Melbourne and in the UK.
These demonstrations complement a line-up of information sessions and hands-on activities with Angliss teachers to give potential students the chance to learn about the foods, hospitality, tourism and events industries.
The open day will also offer students the chance to gain hands-on experience, with culinary tasters and workshops introducing them to the working life of chefs and other hospitality industry professions.