Glenn Austin Global Hospitality Consultants and associates

Hospitality requires a range of qualities and commitment well beyond those needed in main stream business. Glenn Austins' skill is 35 years in the making, he is a leader ,the first Australian to sit on the World board of Chefs and Honorary Life president of the Australian Culinary federation. He is unique, creative and pragmatic in business development solutions with an ability to sift through information and efficiently formulate results. A commitment to client satisfaction and working towards a strategy of high return and problem solving is a given. The constant success of Glenn Austin Global Hospitality Consultants is directly related to the continuous commitment and Glenn’s ability to deliver results and perform in a client’s business environment.

Glenn’s success is built on a genuine and extensive experience base of QSR, hotel chains, recruitment, training and food manufacturing, together with several layers of long term industry and business contacts .His knowledge and professional affiliations are strong and flexible and his team manage to deliver solid results for all of his clients. Glenn is recognised globally in many markets as an important and influential service to the food industry, working locally and internationally for well over 3 decades in several markets including all South East Asia ,North and South America, the Pacific and of course Australia.

His achievements are a result of his persistence, knowledge, skill, energy and effort.

Past and Present Clients
and Titles

  • Global Executive Chef Bega Cheese Ltd.
  • Australian Culinary Federation Honorary Life President
  • Certified Executive Chef
  • Certified Master Chef
  • International Consultant to Clubs, Hotels and Restaurants Australia wide
  • Global Pizza Challenge principal
  • Principal Australian Pizza Chamionships
  • Best Oceana Seafood Business Consultant
  • Nutrition Australia Queensland and Northern Teritory Business Manager
  • Ambassador to the Thai Government for Seafood.
  • General manager of FOCiS
  • Armory Public relations corporation, industry advisor
  • Australian Culinary Olympic Team Manager
  • Monthly Columnist Open House Magazine
  • Yoshikin Japan industry advisor
  • Fonterra Global Executive chef and business development
  • Weekly presenter on the great weekender radio program
  • International Judge for Worlds Association of Chefs and ACF


Awards and Australian
Representative Teams

  • Winner Amex Restaurant of the year
  • Australian International Culinary Team member
  • Team member for the Davos Project. (Victorian Government presentation in Switzerland for the World economic Forum)
  • Australian National Team leader World Cooks tour for Hunger South Africa. Demonstrating Australian Cuisine
  • Australian Representative Chef World Cup Paris 2003 medal winner
  • Australian Culinary Olympic Team Manager
  • Team Executive Chef, team won outright Americas Cup New York 2004/2005
  • Mentor to the World winner in Sial Paris 2004
  • Food Service product innovation award
  • WACS Honorary Life Member (2014)
  • ACF Award for Excelence (2014)



  • First Australian to be voted to the World Board of Chefs;
  • Multiple International Medal winner
  • General Manager of business development and procurement for FOCiS
  • Seven Television shows including two pilots for new series
  • Author of “Hospitality operators manual”
  • Principal of Global Pizza Challenge
  • General manager Murray Human Services (Disability service)
  • Group Chef and business development for major Australian and international hotel chains
  • Former Ambassador to the Thai Government for Seafood.
  • Global business development manager for Fonterra
  • Continental Director World Board of Chefs Pacific Rim (2004-2014)
  • Author of "A Book About a Cook"