Don’t Stop the Dance

TasDance in Launceston staged its end-of-year show over the weekend and I went because our son does the hip hop class there. It quickly became apparent that dance, like music, can inspire all manner of grace in every part of the population. If you’ve had the chance to see the Australian television program Don’t Stop … More Don’t Stop the Dance

Passard’s chefs at Launceston’s TAFE

It has begun, the biggest week for students on TAFE hospitality courses in Launceston. Under the captaincy of one of the world’s best chefs Alain Passard, they are prepping lunch for eighty at Josef Chromy Winery, and a fifteen course degustation for one hundred and twenty diners at the college’s restaurant. Monsieur Passard had gone … More Passard’s chefs at Launceston’s TAFE

John Lethlean on Launceston, Tasmania

Restaurant critic John Lethlean’s article in yesterday’s Australian, featuring Launceston’s Great Chefs Series, hit the mark and probably put the jam in the sandwich for many a proud operator in the food supply chain of northern Tasmania. The Great Chefs Series brings celebrated chefs, international names of jaw-dropping stature, to the precincts of TasTAFE Drysdale’s … More John Lethlean on Launceston, Tasmania