Meet Our Chefs
Host Chef: André Kropp
Executive Chef - Wrest Point
Originating from Cape Town, South Africa, André has worked extensively in Europe, Africa and now Australia over the last 30 years.
Employed by the Federal Group for the last 15 years, originally as Executive Chef at The Henry Jones Art Hotel and now at Wrest Point Hotel and Casino where André oversees a brigade of 70.
André prides himself on investing his time in mentoring young chefs, teaching the next generation of top Tasmanian chefs.
André was recently selected to represent Tasmania in Shanghai, cooking at the Savour China Gala dinner at the Peninsula Hotel Shanghai.
André was the founding President of the Australian Culinary Federation – Tasmanian Chapter and in 2015 was elected to the position of National Vice President of the Australian Culinary Federation with the primary role of heading up the Culinary Committee.