Anna Polyviou International pastry chef, author, tv host and Dj will be Keynote speaker for Hospo Hui 22
We are living through ever-changing times, which calls for our industry to innovate, diversify and GROW. Join us to hear inspiring tales from ground breaking chef and entrepreneur Anna Polyviou.
Kia Tipu, Kia Ora
to live, to grow
Anna Polyviou is a chef like no other. She thinks beyond the boundaries and cooks to inspire, amaze and delight. As a creative director she creates mind-blowing food experiences and takes fans on the best kind of magical journey – one you can eat!
She’s the powerhouse of pastry, but Anna is also an author, presenter, DJ and creative director of her namesake company. She’s passionate about empowering people to have fun with food and gets the biggest kick out of making people smile and seeing their jaws drop. Her big personality and magnetic energy make her a hit with any audience. She’s bold, bright and exceeds expectations, just like her hair.
This year Anna will be presenting at Hospo Hui 22 as Keynote speaker discussing her journey, brand and more. You will also be able to catch her in the Moffat demo kitchen and creating the final course at this years FEAST dinner.
Ever the overachiever, Anna went into pastry because she found savoury too easy.
She started her career at The Sofitel Hotel in her hometown, Melbourne. She was named Les Toques Blanc’s “Best Apprentice in Victoria” and won a scholarship to work anywhere in the world. She chose London’s most famous hotel, Claridge’s, where she worked under the UK’s top pastry chefs and created the nations Dessert of the Year (Nadell Trophey). It was another prize, the Culinary Academy Award for Excellence of Pastry, that took her to her next destination, Paris, where she worked with one of the world’s top chocolatiers, Pierre Herme at Pierre Herme Patisserie.
Above all, Anna is about people: encouraging them to give things a go, nurturing their talent and giving them something sweet to talk about!
Don’t miss out on the fantastic opportunity to hear and learn from one of the most influential chefs in Australasia right now, Anna Polyviou.
Hospo Hui 22, brought to you by The Restaurant Association is part of Hospitality Summit 22, a 3-day industry event like never before produced in collaboration with NZChefs.