Aiden Sczesny, Head Chef – Adelaide Sailing Club
Newly appointed Head Chef at the Adelaide Sailing Club Aiden has, for the past 3 years, worked as SA Head Chef for Commercial Operations for Transfield Services and Department of Defence, based out of Woomera. He also had an ongoing contact to work Major Events with Peter Rowland in Melbourne working as a Head Chef at the Australian Grand Prix, Moto GP and the Melbourne and Adelaide Cup.
In 2016 he was lucky to represent both Transfield and Peter Rolland in The Australian Chef of the Year competition where he made the Semi Finals.
Pork Belly, served on bok choy, Chinese cabbage and broccolini, with a soy, ginger and coriander glaze.
Favourite place to eat in Adelaide?
Favourite cut of meat?
Beef Tenderloin – cooked rare
Jagger Spice on ice
Favourite chef joke / pun?
How do you know if there’s a vegetarian in the restaurant?
They’ll let you know
What do you like to do in your spare time?
What is spare time....? I love travel and live music and have a wide variety of taste in music
Where did you learn to cook?
Saltram and Magill Estate
What keeps you motivated and inspired?
Love the challenge of being a chef and solving problems that may arise - you’ve just got to make the best out of what you’ve got.