Rising Culinary Star Takes Reins at Cairns Convention Centre
The Cairns Convention Centre is delighted to announce that Benjamin Boudaud has commenced as Executive Chef. Benjamin has an extensive background in Australia and Europe working in various hospitality models including fine dining restaurants and vineyards. He commenced in the hospitality industry in the south of France at just 14 years old, building his education and career before working at the Michelin starred Le Senechal de Michel Truchon in Sauveterre de Rouergue.
Benjamin arrived in Australia in 2011 and spent five years with the Atlantic Group in Melbourne honing his skills and creativity with world renowned Chef, Donovan Cooke. In a return to his French roots he joined Donovan Cooke and Alex Law at their new restaurant Ryne in North Fitzroy before the Cairns Convention Centre lured him to Tropical North Queensland.