Appointed Executive Chef
At Hayman in Queensland, Australia
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Renowned Australian chef and restaurateur Dietmar Sawyere has been named Chef and Director of Restaurants at Hayman, Australia’s most awarded private island destination in the Great Barrier Reef. Swiss-born, Dietmar is recognized in Australia and internationally as one of the finest exponents of the ultimate culinary experience achieving benchmark levels of service and dining at the many award-winning establishments with which he has been associated. His long list of professional accolades includes being named Chef of the Year by the London Culinary Academy, being named Chef of the Year twice by the New Zealand Chefs Association, as well as garnering a host of restaurant awards before arriving in Australia in 1988. Dietmar has been a driving force in the evolution of Australian restaurants having created and run Le Restaurant at The Regent Melbourne, Gekko at Park Lane, Sydney and the legendary Forty One Restaurant, Sydney which won more than 45 best restaurant and wine list awards as well as holding 3 Chef’s Hats in The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide for many years and winning Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Of The Year.
Recent Appointments at Hayman
5 December 2012 — Hayman, Australia’s celebrated private island destination in the Great Barrier Reef, has appointed Scott Murray as General Manager. Australian-born, Scott brings extensive international experience to Hayman having held senior hotel positions in Dubai, Bangkok, Singapore and London, after having commenced his hotel career in Australia with The Regent Sydney and InterContinental Sydney.read more