James Viles The Fresh Collective Ambassador Chef

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James Viles The Fresh Collective Ambassador Chef


Having worked on premium events with highly awarded chefs and restaurateurs, The Fresh Collective are able to partner with chefs and venues to create the ultimate events experience. For clients looking to work with some of Australia's best chefs in our iconic venues contact us at The Fresh Chef Collective .

Chefs we have worked with

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James Viles


James Viles, owner of two hatted Biota Dining in Bowral has worked in partnership with The Fresh Collective since 2016. With a shared vision and commitment to the principles that define Biota Dining: sustainability, local produce and botanical ingredients, James works with The Fresh Collective to develop premium event experiences and signature menus.

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Neil Perry

Rockpool group

Neil Perry AM is one of Australia’s leading and most influential chefs. He has managed many award-winning restaurants and today leads the Rockpool Dining Group culinary team as Chief Brand & Culinary Officer. Neil has also recently celebrated 20 years as the Qantas creative director, food, beverage & service. Over the years Fresh have worked on a number of event with Neil.

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Kylie Kwong

Billy Kwong

Asian cuisine has a huge influence on Australia’s culinary culture and this third-generation Chinese Australian is one of the country’s finest exponents of Cantonese cooking. Kwong learned from Perry at Rockpool before opening her first restaurant, Billy Kwong, in Sydney in 2000, fusing traditional Chinese recipes with fresh Australian produce.


Martin Benn


Martin Benn began his career in London, learning French gastronomy at the Oak Room alongside Marco Pierre White. Following a move to Sydney, Martin was Head Chef at Tetsuya's and in 2009 he opened Sepia. Martin Benn blends and experiments fundamental French cooking techniques with Japanese influences.


The Fresh Collective are proud to have partnered with some of Australia's most well regarded cultural organisations and iconic venues including:

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