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August 4, 2011
By Michael Brooke
NAVY cooks have developed a
touch of Master Chef about them
since working alongside celeb-
rity chef Matt Moran at ARIA
Restaurant in Sydney.
Twenty cooks from HMAS
Watson have rotated through ARIA
for the past two months as part of a
year-long work experience program
designed to improve the quality
and variety of food they serve to
said learning from
Moran was a
had elevated them
to a new level of
In their own
time, pairs of
cooks rotate through ARIA each
week to help with food preparation
and assist the chefs responsible
for cooking meals in Australia's
Master Chef judge Moran said
he enjoyed having the Navy cooks
"It's good having the sailors
here because they are so hungry to
learn and well disciplined," he said.
ABCK Marcus Dewberry said
he had learnt a lot about perfecting
"This experience is helping us
hone our cooking skills to do a bet-
ter job for Navy, which I'm certain
is appreciated by the sailors at sea
-- food is a big part of morale," he
said.While at ARIA, ABCK
Dewberry has perfected his signa-
ture dish, roast pork belly, which
will come as welcome news to the
ship's company of HMAS Sydney,
which he is scheduled to join early
signature dish is
said the Navy
from seeing profes-
sionals at work.
"We mostly do
but I try to get involved in every-
thing as much as possible to learn
as much as I can from these profes-
sionals," he said.
ABCK Katrina Black, sched-
uled to join HMAS Kanimbla this
month, said she had learnt a lot
about meal specialisation.
"It's a unique opportunity to
learn from Australia's most profes-
sional chefs, which will give me the
skills and confidence to cook for
Navy's top brass," she said.
A touch of culinary class
IN THE KITCHEN: HMAS Watson
cooks ABs Luke Luong, Katrina
Black and Marcus Dewberry with
chef Matt Moran in the kitchen of
his Sydney restaurant, ARIA.
Photo: ABIS Dove Smithett
"It's good having
the sailors here
are so hungry
to learn and well
-- Matt Moran
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