A respected name in food is set to go out on his own and he’s looking for qualified staff to help run his glam new restaurant.
A respected name in food is set to go out on his own and he’s looking for qualified staff to help run his glam new restaurant.

Award-winning chef to go it alone with glam restaurant

TOP Queensland chef Cameron Matthews is set to open his very first restaurant, taking on a Sunshine Coast location after quitting Spicers Retreats following more than 11 years of service.

Having headed up Montville's The Long Apron restaurant and Eremo in the Hunter Valley for the Spicers brand, the award-winning culinary talent said it was time to change things up.

Award-winning chef Cameron Matthews is excited and nervous to open his first restaurant.
Award-winning chef Cameron Matthews is excited and nervous to open his first restaurant.

"I've been in the industry 30 years and never had my own place," he said. "I talk about these things and it's time for me to put my money where my mouth is."

New place for drinks before pizza action

First look inside Rick Shores' new Fish Lane eateries

Matthews is still waiting to sign the contract on the new venue so can't reveal all the details, but it will be on the Sunshine Coast and called Winston.

While he is sad to finish at Spicers on November 15, describing it as "leaving home", he said he was excited for the next chapter and is currently looking for staff for the new restaurant.

Kitchen Confidential will bring you exclusive details of the venue in the coming weeks.

 

Originally published as Award-winning chef to go it alone with glam new Qld restaurant



Bonnick Rd not full, says surprised Gympie council CEO

Premium Content Bonnick Rd not full, says surprised Gympie council CEO

Despite news reports to the contrary, the Gympie council says it has not decided...

REVEALED: What killed hundreds of fish at Lake Alford

Premium Content REVEALED: What killed hundreds of fish at Lake Alford

“Whilst the sight of dead wildlife can be confronting it is not altogether...

Gympie bank’s $1.5 million transformation marks new era

Premium Content Gympie bank’s $1.5 million transformation marks new era

Construction is well underway on a new $1.5 million banking hub to bring its branch...