This week Kay Lene Tan sits down with John Rivera, a Filipino-born Australian chef better known now for his very successful gelato business, Kariton Sorbetes. He’s been in the hospitality industry since he was 18 and has worked at some of Australia’s best restaurants such as Attica, Brae and Amaru.
He was also selected to represent the Pacific region at the San Pellegrino Young Chef competition in 2018. It is amazing to have John on the podcast in this week’s episode.
In this podcast we discuss:
-How the idea of Kariton come about.
-His favourite flavour that they have created so far.
-His advice to young chefs who dream of starting their own business.
-The juggle of being a parent and a business owner simultaneously.
– And Kay-Lene’s search for if pineapple belongs on pizza!
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