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Australian Good Food Guide Awarded Chef with 15 years of experience in Hospitality Industry
The Parisian Chef Charly started his career 16 years ago in the most prestigious hospitality groups of the French Capital, where he worked as a Chef Bartender, Floor Manager of several venues. At the age of 25, he opened his first fine dining restaurant, CUISTANCE, next to the LOUVRES. The restaurant has been awarded by the famous Gault et Millau - Guide Puldowski and Guide Lebey at the time.
After getting married to his beautiful Australian Dancer from the Famous MOULIN ROUGE in Paris, they decided to move back in Australia where they opened their dream restaurant THE FRENCH PANTREE in the little town of Yamba, in the beautiful region of Northern NSW.
Chef Charly has been awarded 1 Chef Hat in 2018-2019-2020 by the notorious AUSTRALIAN FOOD GUIDE.
He was showcasing all the beautiful local produce from the Clarence Valley with a soft spot for the amazing seafood that he used to get every morning of the trawlers and local fishermen in the marina.
Chef Charly proposes a modern cuisine combining excellent produce sourcing, technical skills and knowledge as long as seasonality and inspiration from different countries he loved to travel to.
It’s now in Noosa on the Sunshine Coast, that Chef Charly set up, to propose his services as Private Chef for all your special occasions: Birthday Dinner, Family Gathering, long lunch, intimate cocktail party or corporate events.
Chef Charly is proposing the best ingredients the region has to offer, supporting local businesses and producers. cooked and served in the comfort of your own home.
“I wanted to explore and share a new vision of Hospitality, bringing my knowledge and services to the guest’s home, and sharing with them my passion for food and amazing ingredients, allowing them to relax and enjoy the experience with their friends or family.”
For me, cooking is...
“Cooking has always been a Passion before anything …” I cook to share my passion with my guests
I learned to cook at...
I have learned to cook through my 15 years of experience in different countries, meeting and working with incredible chefs
A role model in the kitchen is...
Without a Doubt Helene Darroze, Alain Passard, Francis Malmann
A cooking secret...
My secret is to source fresh and local ingredients. I have a sweet spot for fresh local Seafood and line caught fish.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Noosa Heads.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Noosa Heads. You name it!
Trust me as a culinary consultant to help you with your concept in Noosa Heads.
Charles Etienne's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Book your experience with Chef Charles Etienne
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.