The People Behind the Plate: Head Chef, Joel Alderdice
Joel Alderdice started his career as an apprentice at Tarrawarra. Over the past decade he has honed his craft at some of the Melbourne and the Yarra Valley’s best restaurants and in December 2021 he returned to Tarrawarra as Head Chef.
The People Behind the Plate: Kitchen Manager, Caroline Gray
Caroline Gray has worked with Four Pillars in Healesville for many years, pickling and preserving the fruit byproducts of the gin distillation process. She recently joined the team full time as kitchen manager of the renowned carbon neutral distillery that has been named the world’s leading gin producer by the IWSC in London.
Himanshu Sharda grew up in a village in the Himalayan mountains of India. His father died when he was three but had always wanted his child to have a good education. Himanshu's grandmother ensured he was sent to one of India’s most famous boarding schools in Dehradun.