Cuisine on Lake Crackenback is headed by award winning Executive Chef Greg Pieper. After 5 years at Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa Greg has been awarded a hat consecutively in the Australian Good Food Guide (AGFG) Chef Hats Awards since 2013. Prior to Lake Crackenback Resort Greg spent 12 years on the Tweed Coast establishing his career and cementing Bamboo Restaurant as one of the most renowned restaurants on the northern NSW coastline.
Tipped as one of Australia’s finest emerging chefs, Greg has been awarded three consecutive Chef’s Hats for Bamboo by the coveted Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide, four consecutive Stars by the Courier Mail Good Food Guide, three consecutive Plates by Restaurant and Catering NSW and was named Chef of the Year for four consecutive years by the Gold Coast Magazine Restaurant Industry Awards.
Greg’s dishes are described as contemporary Australian, although hints of
European flavours are evident. Greg uses an array of cooking styles
and methods, but believes in simply putting the right flavours together
to tell an unforgettable story.