Rachel Hannaford: Rachel’s introduction to food began at the age of fourteen in the family restaurant (Adelaide’s critically acclaimed Jolley’s Boathouse). Combining stunning international dishes with an Australian feel, Rachel prefers using organic and local produce to design healthy, mouth-watering dishes, and has been privileged to serve such celebrated public figures as the Dalai Lama and Mick Jagger. Her interest in yoga has also led her to graduate as an instructor of the Baron Baptiste Powerflow Vinyasa style.

Nick Hannaford: Started Hannaford's Events ( over 18 years ago when he pioneered dining in the Daintree rainforest. Corporate and incentive events were created throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific in stunning locations ranging from rivers to sandy quays. He was also a founder of the iconic, award-winning Flames of the Forest dining experience in Port Douglas, Queensland (

Jessica Firouz Abadi: Jessica has owned and run many successful cafe’s in Melbourne, Brisbane and Byron Bay. With impeccable customer service knowledge and expertise and her attention to service detail (in both food and accommodation) Jessica is a valuable asset to the LPR operations and service standards planning and execution.