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OUR CHEFS

Our Chefs

Meet our community of professional chefs who are passionate about food and want to share their experience and “know how” with you!

Steffen-Achtmann

Steffen Achtmann

Ex head chef at one of Jamie Oliver’s restaurants “Jamie’s Italian” and with a high focus on healthy and nutritious food for the whole family. Steffen is following his
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Belinda Foristal

Chef Belinda has spend decades honing her skills and teaches at Le Cordon Bleu when she is not in VIVE’s kitchen. She is incredibly passionate to share her “savoir
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Esti Garcia

Passionate and award winning pastry chef (pâtissier) and chocolatier. Esti was born in Colombia and now proudly call Australia home. He has spent his
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Mayumi

Mayumi Nagata

Multi-talented chef with a specialty in French pastry, Mayumi has accumulated an envious wealth of knowledge and culinary skills over the years working with Michelin star
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Jessada Poomeekam

Born in Thailand, Jess left his job as an engineer and followed his passion for food and cooking. For over a decade, he has worked with chefs like Martin Boetz and done
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Jodie Tan

Born and raised in Sydney, Jodie developed her passion for cooking at a young age, and spent over a decade working at restaurants like Quay, Merivale’s Est & Ash Street
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Jean-Luc Tan

Founder of VIVE Cooking School, Jean-Luc was born and raised in the hospitality industry. Jean-Luc’s parents run multiple restaurants in France and in Asia. He used to
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Julien Vasseur

With 18 years of experience from around the world, Julien has worked as head chef in a myriad of award-winning restaurants as well as being private chef for elite families
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Our gift cards are the perfect gift for everyone!

A cooking class is the the perfect gift for your foodie friend or couple!

Our gift cards are the perfect gift for everyone!

A cooking class is the the perfect gift for your foodie friend or couple!

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