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Chef Melody Pak

Private Chef In Balgowlah

Chef Melody Pak

Get to know me better

My food and is based on the knowledge we have acquired throughout our travels, technique, simplicity, study and experimentation

Professionally trained chef She has over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked in various prestigious venues such as at the Relais & Châteaux Hotels, (two Michelin restaurant), El Bulli Hotel in Spain, Head Chef at Aramburu in Argentina (34th best restaurant in Latin-American) and Ormeggio at the Spit (Two-hatted Italian restaurant).

After years dedicated to honing her skills in the restaurant world, the desire to connect to her own style and way of doing things pushed her to embark on her solo career. Melody begun with the co-ordination and catering of the food and beverages for a multi-day music festival and continued to catering for pop-up events on a regular basis until co -founding Gula.

Her style of cooking is based on simple and clean flavours and her ever evolving fascination in the culture of food, its ingredients and by how food is made. Her dishes are a combination of home made cooking with fine dining touches. It it ‘bastard’ food with style, a true mix influenced by her Korean heritage, upbringing in Argentina and the training she has received in top Spanish, Australian and Italian restaurants.

My services

As a Private Chef, I can offer you:

Personal Chef

Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Balgowlah.


I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Balgowlah. You name it!

Culinary Consultancy

Trust me as a culinary consultant to help you with your concept in Balgowlah.

Tupperware meals

If you are looking for someone to keep your fridge full of incredible meals in Balgowlah, count me in.

Book your experience with Chef Melody

Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.