Easter table styling ideas

10 Easter Table Styling Ideas

10 Easter Table Styling Ideas Easter is such a fun time to play with different table styles for your family get-together. We have found 10 Easter table styling ideas and there’s sure to be one to match your personal style. Bird’s Nest Napkin Ring The natural elements of these bird’s nest napkin rings are a […]

Easter crafts and games for kids ideas

Easter crafts and kids games ideas

Easter means more for kids than grown-ups, many of whom look forward to the holiday almost as much as Christmas. It’s a time for special food and spending time with family and friends. We have found five games and activities to keep the young, and young-at-heart occupied during the Easter holiday. Marbled eggs using nail […]

same sex wedding planning

How to plan a same-sex wedding that’s delightfully different

Wedding??? What, can same-sex couples marry? With marriage equality (finally – read a note in the bottom of this article) achieved in Australia, thousands of same-sex couples can now turn their attention to getting a ‘YES’ vote for their amazing wedding planning skills! Equality means that a gay wedding can be as traditional or alternative […]

restaurant chefs

Overworked restaurant chefs reach boiling point

Two-thirds of Australian chefs say work-life balance ‘impossible’ Think all professional chefs enjoy great job satisfaction and lavish lifestyles away from the heat of the kitchen? Think again. In reality, a quarter of Australian chefs (24%) work overtime at an average of 53 hours per week in the pressure-cooker atmosphere of the restaurant world, according […]

Australia social dining

One in three Australians organised a social dining event in past month

RESEARCH REVEALS MEAL PLANNING HABITS OF A NATION HUNGRY FOR FOOD, FRIENDSHIP While Australia’s love affair with fine food is no secret, the nation also has a rather insatiable appetite for the social side of dining, according to new research by CHEFIN’, a Sydney-based community where passionate private chefs create authentic meals for dinner party […]


Happy chef discovers “social” way to cook up a storm

Fine dining experience What happens when you combine quality ingredients and culinary creativity with the laid-back atmosphere of home? You get a unique social dining experience that’s just as satisfying for the private chef as it is for the hungry hosts and their lucky guests. This is the delicious world of CHEFIN, a new online […]

Dinner party planning

10 steps for the perfect dinner party at home

Dinner parties are like pasta varieties – they come in all different shapes and sizes, but they’re easy to prepare if you follow some basic instructions. Some are small, casual catch-ups, while others call for a big deep breath and a few extra sets of wine glasses. Dinner party planning checklist: Send invitations Confirm numbers […]

Food facts Australia

5 exciting consumer food facts for private chefs

Every chef craves a little tender loving care, right? Sure you’re the king of the kitchen, the guru of gastronomy, but you’re also a passionate professional who wants nothing more than for people to enjoy your cooking. We hear you. That’s why we made it our mission to find out what Australians are looking for […]

five facts about foodies

5 fun facts about how Aussie foodies plan their meals

Think you know a real foodie when you see one? Well, we asked Australians to reveal their true cooking and dining habits. We stirred the pot, crunched the numbers, and came up with these 5 fun facts about how Aussie foodies plan their meals. Enjoy… Aussie Foodies – Convenience is our top priority What do […]

CHEFIN - Food Startup

Foodtech startup CHEFIN – press release

Australian food technology startup, CHEFIN created an innovative web app where party hosts and businesses can find professional private chefs to provide healthy meals and exclusive dining experiences. In December 2015 CHEFIN opened its digital doors and invited consumers and businesses across Sydney to connect with passionate local chefs via a new web application, along […]