Meet our Global Culinary Council. They bring their passion, experience and community partnerships to deliver inclusive, locally sourced and sustainable menu designs for our clients and customers. We recognise that our chefs are the best ambassadors to champion our Planet Promise, using food to connect people and communities to one another and the environment.
Culinary Lead, India
National Executive Chef, Australia
Leo grew up on a farm in a small town in Austria which nurtured his passion for the farm to fork process from a very early age.
Culinary Director, France
Celine is a globe-trotter and has previously worked in South America and the Middle East in fine dining restaurants and Embassies.
Chief Culinary Officer, USA
Chris has hosted successful two seasons of Cooking at Home with Chef Chris, which had a celebrity guest line-up, educating people about simple and effective methods for cooking fresh, seasonable, and sustainable foods.
Culinary Director, UK and Ireland
Ryan is a culinary expert with a prestigious career spanning 23 years, including time spent training in France. He is also a member of the Craft Guild of Chefs.
Culinary Director, Sweden
Together with the Swedish National Team of Chefs, Krister has won four Olympic gold medals in the Culinary Olympics, an Olympic silver and bronze, two World Cup gold medals and two World Cup silver medals.
Chef Innovator, USA
Einav is an accredited contributor to Art & Cook, was an instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan, has held a TED Talk, and competed on the acclaimed Food Network’s “Chopped.”
VP Culinary, India
Arjyo has served as personal Chef for Dr. Manmohan Singh (Prime Minister of India) and Mr. Pranab Mukherjee (ex-President of India) along with 250 other high-level Indian delegates, during the ASEAN Summit, 2007 in Cebu City.
National Executive Chef, New Zealand
Adrian leads our Compass Group New Zealand National Culinary Council, consisting of a panel of executive chefs across the business, to support continuous menu development to ensure our menus remain on trend, seasonal and appropriate for consumers.
National Culinary Manager, Australia
VP Culinary, USA
From the beginning of her career with Levy Restaurants, Jennifer’s culinary vision excelled, and she was invited to cook as a guest chef at the James Beard House in New York after her tenure as executive chef saw her restaurant receive critical acclaim.
Culinary Director, LATAM
Felipe’s passion for food and cooking started at a young age, by assisting his Italian grandmother to make craft pasta and breads.
Director of Culinary Innovation, USA
Jeffery is a National Board member of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) which evaluates all aspects of culinary school programs from secondary, to post-secondary, to certification.
Culinary Director, Germany
André is a member of the association "Euro-Toques Deutschland" which is committed to the protection of natural food production, supporting traditional artisanal producers and preserving Europe's culinary traditions.
Culinary Director, UK
Scott leads a team that are responsible for all the food served across our defence sites which include the Army, Royal Airforce, Navy, Training Camps as well as our local and National Government Contracts.
Culinary Director, Türkiye
Gencer realised his passion to be a chef whilst studying at the College of Tourism Administration and Hotel Management, and then went on to graduate from culinary school in Australia.