Chef de Cuisine
Ron McKinlay has an impressive background with over 10 years industry experience in Australia and the UK. The Canadian-born chef who trained in Scotland under Michelin-star Chef Tom Kitchin, brings with him a wealth of culinary knowledge and experience having learned from previous positions running the kitchen at Saint Crispin, a two hats dining venue in Melbourne as chef de cuisine and Estelle Bar and Kitchen also in Australia under the guidance of Chefs Joe Grbac and Scott Pickett.
He believes that the secret of the best cuisine lies in the freshness of the ingredients and simplicity. Ron is strongly influenced by classical French techniques while still embracing the local flavors and ingredients, which shows through his innovative menu.