Shane considers himself a passionate chef who works hard to achieve perfection. His experience in the culinary field includes working in the US, Europe and New Zealand and being a judge at culinary events around the world. Shane is currently the Head Chef of the Bistro Lago Hilton Hotel in New Zealand. Prior to this he has been Senior Chef de Partie at Launceston Place Restaurant, London and Head Chef at Euro Restaurant, Auckland.
Shane is a Gold medal winner in the Molecular Gastronomy Category at the National Culinary Competition, Auckland and is a regular culinary judge at the Nestlé Toque d’Or.