Kudos to Chef Daniel Wilson, a finalist for the 2012 Electrolux Australian Young Restaurateur Award. Wilson is a 1997 graduate of GRCC’s hospitality program and now runs the Huxtable Restaurant in Fitzroy, South Australia.
From the description of the Appetite for Excellence awards:
This is the ultimate national awards program for young hospitality professionals. Overseen and judged by 24 of Australia’s most successful chefs, restaurateurs, and industry leaders, the program gives participants a unique opportunity to develop skills and establish supportive networks whilst creating a sustainable industry for young professionals and the community. These judges include: Guy Grossi, Chris Taylor, Peter Gilmore, Mark Best, Christine Manfield, Philip Johnson and Luke Mangan.
Searching Australia for emerging talent within the restaurant and catering industry, the Awards are more than a competition. They aim to inspire and support future industry leaders through unique educational elements, career opportunities and enviable prizes.