Gault&Millau 2018 Culinary Advocate of the Year

Meet Tawnya Bahr, chef, food consultant, presenter and founding partner of Straight To The Source, Sydney (NSW).

While Gault&Millau Australia strives to be the authoritative voice on food across our nation, it also acknowledges the importance and value of other opinions that inspire innovative thought and desirable outcomes, which contribute to a thriving industry.


Our restaurant guide is built on a foundation of respect, and the AussieCuisine Culinary Advocate of the Year award highlights another voice that champions the industry.

Interview with Tawnya Bahr, our Culinary Advocate of the Year


Meet the winner

      Tawnya Bahr
      Straight To The Source, Sydney (NSW)


Tawnya Bahr is a chef, food consultant and founding partner of regional food company Straight To The Source.


Trained in commercial cookery via Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute, and with 20+ years in the food industry, she continues to combine her culinary experience with her passion for promoting and supporting Australian producers.


This experience has brought with it a vast network of farmers, primary producers and chefs, many of whom she works within her varying roles within the hospitality industry.


She is driven by her passion for the people behind our food. Her work focuses on promoting and supporting sustainable practices within the food industry, and bringing growers, producers, chefs and patrons together.


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