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Meet the chefs

Meet the chefs who’ll be appearing on the Kleenheat Kitchen at this year’s Perth Garden & Outdoor Living Festival.

The Festival will run from Thursday 9 May to Sunday 12 May 2024. Don’t forget that Kleenheat customers can purchase half-priced tickets. We’re also giving you the chance to win one of three pizza oven prize packs valued at $1,000 each*.

*T&Cs apply.

Thursday 9 May

Scott Bridger – Part-owner, Chef – Bib & Tucker

11 am and 1 pm
‘Mushroom Guys’ mushrooms, homemade ricotta, roasted barley, tarragon.

12 pm
Barbecued Cockburn Sound squid with autumn legumes and their leaves, lemon and ndjua.

About Scott
Scott spent much of his early career working across London, Japan, the Middle East, Europe, the Caribbean and more.

In 2012, he partnered with Eamon Sullivan to create the North Fremantle restaurant Bib & Tucker. Together, they then went on to open other notable Perth venues, including May Street Larder, Pogo and Goody Two’s.

Scott’s food philosophy is to create fun, approachable and flavoursome food which does not compromise on quality. He believes in using the best seasonal produce Western Australia has to offer and works to weave local native ingredients into his dishes.

Friday 10 May

Leon Tartaglia & Cory Fraylin – CheatMeats

11 am and 1 pm
Grilled Harvey Beef Tomahawk with Chimichurri.
Read the recipe.

12 pm
Grilled Skull Island Tiger Prawns with Chilli and Garlic.
Read the recipe.

About CheatMeats
Perth locals Leon and Cory took their love of cooking meat to social media, where they began sharing recipes and tips to inspire viewers and help them get amazing results on a BBQ.

Today CheatMeats is a social media sensation with close to 2 million followers across Instagram and TikTok.

Saturday 11 May

Emily Jones, Head Chef – Si Paradiso

11 am and 1 pm
Barbecued chicken skewers with salsa verde.

12 pm and 2 pm
Pan fried Brussel sprouts with bacon, lemon juice and toasted almonds.

About Emily
Emily Jones has just taken over as the Head Chef at Si Paradiso, where she continues to challenge herself to create food with less waste while sourcing ingredients from local producers and artisans.

After working in a three Michelin star restaurant in Norway, Emily returned to Perth eager to create a delicious food offering using the finest local produce. She landed at Republic of Fremantle, and took out the WA Good Food Guide’s Young Chef of the Year Award in 2021 and the 7News Young Achiever Award for Food and Beverage Excellence (Riverbank Estate) in 2022. She and her team’s curated list of bar snacks saw the restaurant win Best Bar of the Year at the 2022 WA Good Food Guide awards. Chef Jones has also worked at some of Perth’s best establishments, including Wildflower, Rockpool, and Cook and Mason.

Sunday 12 May

Guy Jeffreys, Kitchen Community

11 am and 1 pm
Marinated Chicken with fennel, orange and almond salad.

12 pm and 2 pm
‘One Pot Wonder’, use-up pasta risotto.

About Guy
Guy Jeffreys runs Kitchen Community, a small-scale cooking class that teaches traditional techniques for everyday living in modern kitchens. In these classes, Guy teaches traditional techniques and tips for everyday cooking with a sustainable food ethos.

Prior to this, Guy spent many years teaching apprentices, chefs, and gardeners at Millbrook Winery. He has received numerous awards, including Gourmet Traveller Magazine’s WA Restaurant of the Year 2022 and 2024, two of the Australian Good Food Guide’s Chef Hat Awards in 2020, Besha Rodell’s New York Times Critic’s Pick 2019 and the West Australian Good Food Guide’s Chef of the Year 2017.