Restaurant Associates

Restaurant Associates are the in-house caterers for some of the world most prestigious venues and organisations including New York’s Guggenheim Museum, London’s Parliament Square, and iconic Australian venues such as Sydney Town Hall, Melbourne Museum, the Royal Exhibition Centre and National Gallery Victoria, among others. 

At Restaurant Associates, we are dedicated to providing a world class service and creating exquisite culinary experiences. Our team will work tirelessly to ensure all requirements are met, and make your vision a reality.

Restaurant Associates is a team of world-class professionals with an enviable track record. We are at Restaurant Associates has the talent, resources, experience and global track record to inspire your absolute confidence.

Our award-winning chefs, led by culinary creative director Leander Gstrein (National Executive Chef) and Karina Kidd (Sydney Town Hall Head Chef), create exquisite and memorable culinary experiences for leading corporations and iconic venues across Australia. From grand gala events to private dinners, conferences, or sophisticated cocktail parties, we are sensitive to the unique considerations of your event.


We are committed to helping build a strong and prosperous future for everyone, and this means making conscious and responsible decisions that are better for our health and the longevity of the earth that feeds us. Wherever we can we choose local, seasonal ingredients and we develop relationships with providers that source ethically produced goods.