Food Stuff, Louise & Mark Holland Story

Mark & Louise Holland……..

Directors of Food Stuff – Mark & Louise met in England in 1987 both working in hospitality at a Country House Hotel in Tewkesbury, they married in 1989

Mark initially trained as an apprentice butcher then in various hotels as an apprentice chef and Louise in hotel management, tourism and marketing at Birmingham College of Food & Domestic Arts

Both have extensive backgrounds in hospitality and the food industry in general

Together they opened a boutique B&B on the North East coast of Scotland then ran their country pub and restaurant in Leicestershire before moving to Australia in 1995

In Australia Mark worked as General Manager for Simon Johnson, product development for Neil Perry at Rockpool consulting on the Qantas project, menu development manager for Swiss Air in charge of Asian Pacific, also consulted to Goodman Fielder & other large corporations

Louise originally studied, trained and worked in hotel management in the UK, hotel interior design and a number of other hospitality positions running restaurants and hotels.  On arriving in Australia Louise worked as Personal Assistant to Neil Perry & Trish Richards for the Rockpool group for 8 years before beginning Food Stuff with Mark in 2003 on The Northern Beaches

After 10 years of trading at the fine food store in Mona Vale they decided to close the store & cooking school to concentrate on their thriving catering & consulting side of the business

Food Stuff is based in Mona Vale, on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and now concentrates on catering, consulting, magazine food pages, cooking classes, demonstrations and domestic & professional kitchen layout consultation

Our catering spectrum covers a wide range of cuisines & styles and specialises in paella catering

Mark currently consults to Australian Caravan + RV Magazine (owned by the NRMA) providing food pages for the magazine & we regularly provide cooking classes for the grey nomads at the CMCA rallies which are held twice a year.  Mark also provides cooking demonstrations at Food & Wine Fairs and other demonstration kitchens

Mark and Louise have a passion for travel, food, wine and nature and enjoy keeping up with current trends by travelling whenever they have the opportunity


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