Domenico Tellatin

Domenico Tellatin

Domenico Tellatin

Chef Trainer

Domenico Tellatin, was born in the Italian Alps at the feet of the highest mountain, bordering with France and Switzerland in Europe: the Mont Blanc. The strong Italian culinary background with the French influence, had soon Domenico salivating for the gourmet life. Wanting to travel, he decided to get a job in the kitchen.

Domenico Tellatin, was born in the Italian Alps at the feet of the highest mountain, bordering with France and Switzerland in Europe: the Mont Blanc. The strong Italian culinary background with the French influence, had soon Domenico salivating for the gourmet life. Wanting to travel, he decided to get a job in the kitchen.

He studied at the Ecole Hôtelière de la Vallée D’Aoste, the Lausanne Programme, it soon got him employment with the Rank Hotels and he then travelled to London to work with Christian Mouri at the Four Season Hotel (2 Michelin stars), Michel Bourdin the Connaught Hotel (3 Michelin stars) and then moved to Covent Garden at the Magno’s Brasserie (1 Michelin Star).

He opened his own business in Cumbria, the Lake District of England at the border with Scotland. Achieved Michelin Guide status, gained 1 rosette from AA Good Food Guide and 2 stars from the Egon Ronay Good Food Guide. He has written culinary articles for The Evening News and Stars, has had articles written on the Harpers Bazaar and Queen magazine and other UK and USA publications.

Arrived in Australia in 1991 with a young family and lived in NSW working in restaurants and Dubbo Tafe until 2003, moved to Melbourne and worked in Williamstown before re-joining the training theatre. At present, working with Melbourne City Institute of Education helping young aspiring chefs to achieve their goals.