A Chef with Soul
Dominique Rizzo is a Brisbane-based Sicilian–Australian chef with a passion for natural, health-giving wholefoods. She has over fifteen years experience as a chef, including seven years as head chef and partner of Mondo Organics restaurant, catering and cooking school in Brisbane’s West End.
Dominique’s food education business, Pure Food Cooking, aims to inspire others to cook with fresh, seasonal and local produce to improve health and vitality. Pure Food Cooking incorporates cooking classes, hosting corporate events and private presentations, regional food demonstrations; recipe development, food styling and editorials for magazines and publications. Dominique also works as an ambassador for selected companies with product endorsements, creating product-specific recipes and all media product promotion. Dominique has 10 years experience with television and media appearances with a long-standing role on Channel 10’s Ready, Steady, Cook, as well as regular guest spots on The Circle, Channel Nine’s Morning show and regular national radio segments.
Dominique’s first cook book My Taste of Sicily was launched in 2011 showcasing a beautiful collection of delicious family friendly traditional and Sicilian inspired recipes showcasing again her passion for fresh healthy cooking and her Sicilian heritage. Dominique’s unique Pure Sicilian Food, Wine and Cooking Tours also launched in 2011 take you on an amazing cooking and eating experience through the island of Sicily where you can experience firsthand the specialties of this amazing land.
Dominique will be visiting the Capricorn Coast and Central Highlands from Tuesday 9 April to Thursday 11 April.
For more information, check out the Food Tales Calendar.