Jed started his Chef apprenticeship at the age of 17 after 2 years working as a waiter at the iconic Auckland Restaurant” Harbourside”. After moving to Scotland he finished his training in five star Hotels, Castles and country manors where he worked with talented Michelin star trained French and Dutch chefs.
Returning to New Zealand he worked with top New Zealand Chefs, before gaining his first head chef role at “Barrossa” then moving on to the “West Haven Yatch club”. He moved to Australia where he has worked in 5 star hotels and fine dining restaurants in Sydney, Airlie Beach, and Perth before finding himself in far north Queensland, Port Douglas, after 2 years at “The Beach Club” and 2 years at “Nautilus Restaurant” he is now Food & Beverage manager for “Sea Temple Resort and Spa”.
Jed’s passion is using only the freshest ingredients mixing his traditional French training with Japanese flavours and a touch of molecular gastronomy.
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Testimonials for Jed Sneddon
Such a great service. We all had such an amazing evening celebrating my husbands 40th being surrounded by amazing food, in a beautiful location and not having to do anything was a highlight. Each course was delicious and full of flavour. Jed was very easy to talk to and my husband felt ver comfortable watching him cook and discuss food with him. He was able to explain each course as it was bought to our table. The table was set lovely to match and the kitchen left spotless on their departure.
Jo Zammit (QLD)
Was a really great night .
Food was great !!
Casey Davis (QLD)
Jed was very easy to chat to and a pleasure to have in our kitchen. He was fully prepared and was happy to talk and share his ideas and tips on great food.
Food was full of flavor, on time and plenty of it.
David McConville (VIC)
Jed was efficient, polite and more than happy to answer questions about preparation of each course. Above all the service was excellent and the food delicious. The local produce was fresh and cooled to exactly how we each ordered. All my guests did they would definitely use Jed again. Our waitress was also very efficient and friendly.
Rosie Greaves (QLD)
Everything was perfect! Thank you so much!
Paula Rocha (NSW)
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