Thursday, August 12th, 2010
The Adelaide Convention Centre is pleased to announce that internationally-trained chef Derek Salmon has taken over the role of Head Chef at Regattas Bistro.

With experience from England’s Michelin Three Star restaurants, Fat Duck, Gordon Ramsay and the Waterside Inn, Derek brings his passion for fine dining and attention to detail to his new role.

Also boasting experience at five-star hotels, The Royal Garden Hotel and Mayfair Intercontinental Hotel, and as corporate chef of LEGOLAND Windsor, Chef Salmon is thrilled to be working with his new team at Regattas Bistro.

“Regatta’s Bistro is a stylish, contemporary restaurant with a unique riverfront setting and I’m looking forward to playing an important role in delivering the high standards for which it is renowned. At the same time I’ll take great pleasure in putting my own unique touch on an innovative seasonal menu with plenty of modern influences developed from market-fresh South Australian produce,” Derek said.

Derek takes on the role after working as Regatta’s Chef de Partie since moving to Australia in October 2009. While Regattas Bistro has its own identity, it is part of the Adelaide Convention Centre and has the same exacting standards for which the Centre is known worldwide.

Regatta’s Bistro is open weekdays for lunch and dinner, Saturdays for breakfast, lunch and dinner and Sundays for breakfast and lunch. For more information please visit:

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The multi award winning Adelaide Convention Centre enjoys a global reputation for excellence and is consistently ranked among the world's top convention centres – Winner AIPC International Innovation Award for Excellence in Convention Centre Management, Winner Qantas Australian Tourism Award for Meetings and Business Tourism and Winner Meetings & Events Australia Awards for Best Venue Without Accommodation and Corporate Social Responsibility are just four of the recent accolades. This reputation is the result of superior product and world-class facilities, constant maintenance of exceptional standards and the efforts of dedicated staff ensure the superb conduct of every event held at the Centre.
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