Frasers Hospitality has announced the appointment of Vincy Silveira and Ricky Keeley as head chef of Heirloom Restaurant & Bar at Fraser Suites Perth and Asana Restaurant at Capri by Fraser in Brisbane, respectively.

“I am excited to be working at Heirloom Restaurant & Bar as the ethos of the restaurant fits with everything I love about being a chef and my cooking style,” says Silveira, who as 15 years of experience in the industry.

“We are all about simple dishes, authentic local ingredients and using the all parts of the produce in creative ways. In Perth we are blessed with incredible local producers so I am looking forward exploring this further.”

Ricky Keeley has previously worked as an executive chef for hotels and venues across Australia from the Shangri La in Sydney to the QT in Port Douglas.

“Since moving to Queensland for various roles I have developed a love of the bright, zingy flavors of the Sunshine State and incredible local seafood,” he says. “There is also a great emphasis on healthy cuisine in this part of the world and this is embraced by Asana Restaurant which is known for its fresh, light and contemporary cuisine. I am incredible excited to be working with such a talented team who have great respect for local produce and catering for diverse dietaries.”

Both restaurants recently launched their spring menus which reflect seasonal produce and incorporate the culinary styles of both chefs. New dishes include salt and pepper prawns with wasabi and bonito at Asana Restaurant and herb crusted lamb rack with lamb shoulder roulade, grilled polenta, dried olives and caponata at Heirloom Restaurant and Bar.

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