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Meet 2 Moreton Bay Region Café Tastemakers

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Have you ever had a delicious meal at a restaurant and wondered about the architect behind the dish? Proudly creating new menus and serving meals you wish were bottomless, our local producers in the Moreton Bay Region are committed to tasty perfection. Learn more about the face behind your favourite dining venue near Brisbane below.

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Geoff Abel – Flock Eatery, Redcliffe

From working with pretentious bosses who believed he couldn’t make it as a chef, Geoff Abel is now living his best life as owner and head chef at Flock Eatery, Redcliffe’s premier café near Brisbane. Having established a sustainable business through a closed-loop system by purchasing fresh local producers from farmers in the Moreton Bay Region, Geoff and Flock Eatery have won awards for

After resigning from a job where his celebrity chef boss told him he was ‘kissing his career goodbye’, Flock Eatery owner and chef, Geoff Abel, has gone on to prove his old boss wrong. Working for himself now, Geoff has established Flock Eatery as a sustainable restaurant, creating a closed-loop system by purchasing fresh, local produce from farmers in the Moreton Bay Region. Although a newly established business just a few years young, Flock has already gained several awards and achievements for their sustainability with Geoff becoming a finalist as a Young Entrepreneur.

Address: 99A Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Friday 7:00 am – 2:30 pm, Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am – 2:00 pm


Gather and Feast Annie Lane Owner Head Chef Candice Kiss

Candice Kiss – Gather & Feast, Caboolture

Originally from Bundaberg, Candice knew there was nothing else she was ever going to do except work with food. Upon leaving school at 16, Candice moved 12 hours away from home to the Whitsundays where she worked in an array of restaurants from small dining to large franchises. Before even completing her apprenticeship, Candice was offered the opportunity to be head chef of a restaurant in Adelaide before moving on to do a seasonal stint in Cape York where she learned to work with native ingredients such as Green Ants, Kakadu plum and desert limes.

From Cape York, Candice settled into a café in Toowoomba for 9 years before opening her own vegan food truck. After this was received exceptionally well, the next step was obvious - her own restaurant. For 2.5 years now, Gather & Feast has been serving up an indulgent brunch-based menu catering to vegans, sugar-free, keto, gluten-free and your everyday sweet tooth's! Annie Lane, her second café, opened in April and is doing just as expected - wonderfully delicious!

Address: 7 James St, Caboolture

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 2:30 pm, Saturday 7:30 am – 2:30 pm

From a healthy breakfast to a lunch time treat, the Moreton Bay Region has plenty of delicious cafes near Brisbane!

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Regional Development Australia (RDA) is an Australian Government Initiative to support the growth and development of Australia’s regions. RDA was an outcome from a Council of Australian Government’s scheme to merge the activities of the previous national Area Consultative Committees with the state regional development boards.

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