Chef Neil Perry’s latest project, a Cantonese restaurant called Jade Temple, is opening in Sydney next Monday, July 3. Billed as “the new sister” of his regional Chinese concept, Spice Temple, it takes over the former Rockpool site at 11 Bridge Street in the CBD. After selling his business to […]
The national roll out of Rockpool boss Neil Perry’s Burger Project recently hit double figures and now the chef is enlisting technology to build brand loyalty. Perry, who sold his business to the private-equity backed Urban Purveyor Group in something of a reverse takeover last year – the company has […]
Chef Neil Perry’s hitting a few landmarks in 2017. He recently sold his last restaurant to the private equity backed company that bought the rest of his empire and before Eleven Bridge closes on May 13, Perry is reviving some of the classics from 28 years of fine dining at […]
Neil Perry’s Sydney fine diner Eleven Bridge will close in May after less than 12 months, with the chef announcing today that he sold the restaurant. The deal ends Perry’s 28 year career as a restaurant proprietor in partnership with his cousin Trish Richards. Last November the duo sold the […]
Neil Perry has sold his Rockpool restaurant empire to private equity-backed Urban Purveyor Group, which is pushing towards a $1 billion IPO. The merger of UPG, which owns the Fratelli and Sake brands, and the Rockpool Group creates a business with 47 venues, including Burger Project and the Rockpool Bar […]
Rockpool boss Neil Perry rolled out his seventh Burger Project site in Bondi Junction today – and he’s targeting the breakfast market from 7am daily. The 241 Oxford Street restaurant, opposite Westfield, has a breakfast menu featuring egg & bacon and egg & sausage burgers alongside hash browns, orange juice […]
Neil Perry has just opened his fifth Burger Project outlet at the Gateway redevelopment on Sydney’s Circular Quay. It’s his third Sydney outlet, and Perry has three more Burger Projects scheduled to open in 2016 – Bondi Junction in Sydney and Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne next – with another […]
Neil Perry is closing Rockpool. His flagship three-hat restaurant in Bridge Street, Sydney, will be transformed into a more casual space. The closure comes less than 12 months after Rockpool, which Perry first opened in The Rocks in 1989, was named Gourmet Traveller’s restaurant of the year. Rockpool’s final service […]
Sydney’s burger wars have flared on a new front after the NSW Food Authority threatened chefs with $1540 fines for not cooking hamburgers properly. News.com.au reports that concerns by council food inspectors led to new guidelines issued in February that any mince should be cooked until there is no visible […]
Neil Perry is taking a leaf out of the McDonald’s playbook by serving breakfast at his “fast with class” hamburger restaurants, Burger Project. Like Maccas, the Rockpool chef has plans for world domination via Burger Project, which first launched 18 months ago at World Square in Sydney, with a second […]
From Masters of the Universe to masterchefs, more than 150 Australian business leaders are joining 50 of the nation’s best chefs to cook dinner using leftovers for 1,300 homeless people in Sydney and Brisbane tonight. The fifth OzHarvest CEO CookOff is feeding people at Barangaroo in Sydney and Brisbane’s Royal […]
Masterchef’s George Calombaris, world’s 50 best restaurateur Ben Shrewry of Attica, Rockpool Bar & Grill’s Neil Perry, Movida’s Frank Camorra and Supernormal’s Andrew McConnell are among a dozen of Melbourne’s top chef’s who’ve thrown their support behind local fisherman after the Victorian government announced this week that it would ban […]
Chef Neil Perry’s plans for global culinary domination take another small step forward today when he opens his second Burger Project restaurant in Sydney’s CBD. The Rockpool and Qantas chef national and global expansion plans for Burger Project, and while he won’t say how many places he’s planning to open, […]
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