[Meet the Expert] Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam is with great honor to introduce our newest member of the Board of Experts: Mr Brad Bennett, a renowned renowned Restaurateur and culinary educator, passionate about his career and the hospitality industry.
40 years in culinary journey
Brad began his culinary journey at the age of 16 as a kitchen hand / dishwasher and then made his way up into the kitchen as a trainee cook with the Myer emporium in Adelaide, South Australia. Since then, he has been actively engaged in the Hospitality industry. Over the last forty years, Brad has had an eventful and diverse career. He has owned and operated many restaurants in Melbourne, has relocated and worked in London, then Monaco and then spent a several years in China lecturing at the Chengdu University of Technology in hotel management and western cookery before returning to Australia. Brad Bennett is the founder and CEO of Le Culinaire Hospitality Institute, the Institute has been his drive and vision for the past four years.
From his varied experience in Australia and abroad, Brad has brought his own unique experience and knowledge of the industry to guide his team at the institute. Not only does he have experience operating restaurants, but he has also fulfilled management roles in hotels, giving him a broader vision of the industry.in 2020 Brad was to Achieve his certificate as “World Chefs Culinary Educator”. Now it is time for Brad to pass on the knowledge he has obtained along the way. In an industry rich in competition, Brad had the desire to create something different, something unique.
“We don’t train you to be average, we inspire you to be awesome”Brad Bennett – CEO of Le Culinaire Institute Australia
Le Culinaire was born to ignite the passion that students have for what they do, to create a generation of culinary masters. Brad’s aim was to create a place providing innovative culturally and diverse training. As Brad says “we don’t train you to be average, we inspire you to be awesome”. Brad was recently honoured to be chosen as the Australian representative for “Ambassador of Taste for the Global Gastronomy” Gold Medal 2021, along with this Brad has been selected as a “Disciple of Escoffier” distinctions that resonates with him because they celebrate strong values that are the core of Brad’s vision.
Joining Australian Hospitality Alumni Network Vietnam
With a wealth of knowledge not only within the hospitality Industry Globally but also from business as the founder of Le Culinaire, Brad is passionate about providing both skills and knowledge to the AHA Vietnam and extended network whenever and wherever he can.
Should you wish to reach out for Mr Brad Bennett, please contact the AHA Vietnam via firstname.lastname@example.org.