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Some tips on things to do around the Freycinet Peninsula

It helps to have some tips and local insight when you're planning your holiday activities.  Take a read through our blogs for the latest news and info on things to do at Coles Bay and on the east coast of Tasmania.  Happy reading!

March 29, 2016

The Freycinet Lodge team is proud to say that one of our own, Chef Chris Howard has been announced as a finalist in the 2016 Appetite for Excellence Awards. Chris is a finalist in the 'Electrolux Australian young Chef' award.

This is a really exciting acknowledgement for Chris, who has been working with Head Cheft Trent Thompson at Freycinet Lodge and honing his craft in the well-renowned restaurant, The Bay.

So, how do the finals work?

In the words of Phee Gardner, Project Director for Appetite for Excellence:

"After some hefty deliberations, our judging panels have made their selection for this years culinary talent. Kicking off with the chefs next week, they now face a series of skills testing and interviews with the likes of Christine Manfield, David Pynt, Guy Grossi, Lisa van Haandel, Luke Mangan and Peter Gilmore to name a few."

We wish Chris all the very best for his time in Sydney!

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