Monday’s with Mibrasa – definitely not your average Monday!

Posted on July 18, 2017
Monday’s with Mibrasa – definitely not your average Monday!

My Monday’s are normally low key, where I spend time preparing for the week ahead and laying low after the often jam packed weekend that’s just passed. But every once in a while it’s nice to shake up my routine and do something a little different.

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Commercial Cooking Equipment Every Restaurant Should Have

Posted on July 05, 2017
Commercial Cooking Equipment Every Restaurant Should Have

When you are looking to invest in new commercial cooking equipment, it can be difficult to know where to begin. There are many different types of appliances offering different levels of quality and functionality.

You need to choose appliances that are efficient and durable, to help your kitchen work as smoothly as possible.

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Caterlink in the Southwest

Posted on July 04, 2017
Caterlink in the Southwest

About Amelia Park Lodge

Once recognized as Newtown House, and still referred to as such by many locals, Amelia Park Lodge holds great historical significance and cultural heritage to many in the Margaret River community.

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Food Truck Tips

Posted on January 11, 2017
Food Truck Tips

Food trucks are becoming a popular option for entrepreneurs to get into the food service industry. Although food trucks may require less startup capital than opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant, they have their own challenges. Here are some things to look out for before going into the food truck business:

1. WATCH THE TARE WEIGHT

The tare weight is the maximum weight of the truck for travelling purposes. This weight includes the actual weight of the truck, plus that of the fitout of the mobile kitchen and all its equipment, the staff travelling onboard and the food and supplies...

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An Authentic Taste of Southern China

Posted on January 11, 2017
An Authentic Taste of Southern China

Just in time for the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Monkey, Noodle Forum has opened a new restaurant in Shafto Lane in the CBD. Noodle Forum restaurateur Ian Chin spoke to Caterlink about his latest restaurant:

‘I have been in the restaurant industry for the last 15 years. It has been a while ̶ I trained a little as a chef but I was not that good. But I know how to eat, which was a much better skill to have!

The concept behind our restaurant is that we specialise in a noodle called zhu sheng mian or ’bamboo kneaded noodles’...

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White Wine in the Sun - an Australian Christmas

Posted on December 19, 2016
White Wine in the Sun - an Australian Christmas

The Great Australian Christmas: a feast of food, a game of cricket or a quick swim, finished off with a nanna nap in the afternoon. Some of our Christmas foods have a tradition dating back hundreds of years, transplanted from Mother England. But other influences —including our overwhelmingly hot December weather—have put a twist on our Christmas feast. So how did we get here?

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La Fattoria - the restaurant up on the hill

Posted on December 02, 2016
La Fattoria - the restaurant up on the hill

Your first clue that Lucy and Eric Radice’s Pickering Brook restaurant is a little out of the ordinary is the way you reach it. Walking through the car park, you pass the original homestead (circa 1930) and enter through the packing shed. La Fattoria translates from Italian as ‘the farm’ and the restaurant is on a working commercial orchard. You can buy vegetables there as well as fruit, including figs, stone fruit, apples and pears in season. 

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Don't be Baffled by Jaffles!

Posted on October 25, 2016
Don't be Baffled by Jaffles!

Are you baffled by the newfound craze for jaffles popping up on café menus across Australia? Don’t be!  Thesesealed triangles or squares of toasted happiness were a staple snack of millions of Australian children from the 1970s on. They were also a quick, cheap and tasty meal for many a poor student after a heavy night of studying (or drinking).

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Perth's Up-and-Coming Leisure and Entertainment Hub: East Perth/Burswood

Posted on July 22, 2016
Perth's Up-and-Coming Leisure and Entertainment Hub: East Perth/Burswood

Perth’s leisure and entertainment scene is heading east, spurred by developments at Point Fraser, the New Perth stadium at Burswood and a new six-star hotel to add to the Crown Casino complex.

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Toasters, the Federal Budget and You: What the budget has in store for business owners in the food industry

Posted on May 13, 2016
Toasters, the Federal Budget and You: What the budget has in store for business owners in the food industry

As the Federal Minister for Small Business, Kelly O’Dwyer, so eloquently put it on the ABC’s Q&A program on May 9, tax cuts from 1 July this year will give businesses access to instant asset write-offs.  Illustrating a point about tax breaks for small-business people, she gave the example of a café owner with a turnover of $2 million who could now invest in a $6000 toaster which would see him drive up revenue and employ more staff. 

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Chinta Cafe - What's not to Love?

Posted on May 09, 2016
Chinta Cafe - What's not to Love?

Chinta, the homewares store and cafe that offers not only glorious food but delightful finds as well, has moved to bigger premises. The popular business moved from Doubleview to North Perth, opening its new doors in late April.

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