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Zeb Gilbert

Zeb joined Wasabi Restaurant & Bar as Head Chef in 2013 and brought with him 15 years of experience and extensive knowledge garnered on his travels around Asia. The first year he joined the team, the restaurant went from holding one chef's hat to two and saw them increase 50 spots from 95th to 45th in the Gourmet Travellers Top 100 Restaurants. For the past three years they have be awarded the title of Queensland's Hottest Restaurant in the Australian's Hot 50 and this year, were the recipients of Australia’s Hottest Regional Restaurant.

His driving force remains a focus on using and promoting seasonal produce. Zeb works closely with local producers to ensure that his seasonally driven menus receive only the best the Sunshine Coast has to offer. He takes particular pleasure in cooking with some of the lesser known ingredients grown at Wasabi's own farm, Honeysuckle Hill. The constantly evolving menus allow Zeb the flexibility to experiment with new combinations of ingredients, mixing traditional flavours and modern cooking techniques. He strives to put food on the plate that is beautiful, flavoursome and reflects a sense of place.

In 2016, in conjunction with the launch of The Cooking School Noosa and Ibento Event Space, Zeb joined Danielle Gjestland as co-owner of The Wasabi Group.

Find me at:

$249 Saturday

Modern Australia

12.00pm   Beyond the Beach

$249 Friday

The Underground Collective

12.00pm   Beyond the Beach

16 - 20 May

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