Kleenheat Kitchen

There’s something wonderful about picking fresh produce from your own yard to make a healthy and flavoursome meal. But how do you turn your thriving fruit and veggie patch into amazing recipes the whole family will love?

The Kleenheat Kitchen is bringing the heat with a fantastic line-up of passionate local chefs providing daily cooking demonstrations that feature delicious local produce. Join us for home-grown recipes, samples, and prizes across the four days.


2024 Kleenheat Kitchen Schedule


Bib and Tucker

11am-11:45am // 1pm-1:45pm

‘Mushroom Guys’ mushrooms, homemade ricotta, roasted barley, tarragon


Barbecued Cockburn Sound squid with autumn legumes and their leaves, lemon and ndjua 

10 MAY


11am-11:45am // 1pm-1:45pm

Grilled Harvey Beef Tomahawk with Chimichurri


Grilled Skull Island Tiger Prawns with Chilli and Garlic

11 MAY

Si Paradiso

11am-11:45am // 1pm-1:45pm

Barbecued chicken skewers with salsa verde

12pm-12:45pm // 2pm-2:45pm

Pan fried Brussel sprouts with bacon, lemon juice and toasted almonds

12 MAY

Kitchen Community

11am-11:45am // 1pm-1:45pm

Marinated Chicken with fennel, orange and almond salad

12pm-12:45pm // 2pm-2:45pm

‘One Pot Wonder’, use-up pasta risotto

2024 Kleenheat Kitchen Chefs

Emily Jones

Head Chef at Si Paradiso

Emily Jones, 29, Has just taken over as the Head Chef at Si Paradiso, Chef Jones continues to aim high and challenges herself to create food with less waste, sourcing ingredients from local producers and artisans.

After spending time in Norway working in a 3 Michelin star restaurant, Emily returned to Perth eager to create a delicious food offering using the finest local produce. She landed at Republic of Fremantle, there Grape to glass and from scratch ethos inspired her.

At Republic of Fremantle she focused on her cooking ethos which saw her take out WA Good Food Guide’s Young Chef of the Year Award in 2021 and the 7News Young Achiever Award for Food and Beverage Excellence (Riverbank Estate) in 2022. Continuing her winning streak, together with the Bar team of Republic of Fremantle, Chef Jones’s curated list of bar snacks saw the Hospitality team take out Best Bar of the year at the 2022 WA Good Food Guide awards.

She has worked at some of Perth’s best establishments including Wildflower, Rockpool and Cook and Mason. Where she developed an appreciation for local produce and exploring the produce Western Australia has to offer.

Scott Bridger

Part owner, Chef, Bib & Tucker

Scott spent much of his early career crisscrossing the globe, working across London, Japan, the Middle East, around Europe, the Caribbean and more.

In 2012 Scott became partners in an exciting new project with Eamon Sullivan and Bib and Tucker was born. Following the success of Bib & Tucker, they embarked opening several other venues around Perth, including May Street larder, Pogo and Goody Twos. Scott now enjoys Running Bib and Tucker and consulting to other venues and spending time in the garden.

Across Scott’s menus offer a consistent food philosophy – create fun, approachable and flavoursome food with no compromise on quality whilst utilising the best produce Western Australia has to offer. The dishes at Bib and Tucker are deeply rooted with the elements of nature, The menu being cooked over fire with local woods and the amazing coastline of Western Australia is the inspiration of the menu.

Scott’s take on modern Australian cuisine is to utilise what’s in season at its full potential- utilising the abundance of seasonal garden produce, local proteins and fresh seafood, that thrive in our clean waters and pastures. Scott and his team work with native ingredients that are foraged and sourced locally and weave them into the dishes to make them approachable for diners to explore and experience the best West Australia has to offer.

Guy Jeffreys

Kitchen Community

Guy Jeffreys runs Kitchen Community, a small scale cooking class that teaches traditional techniques for everyday living in modern kitchens. Guy has been teaching apprentices, chefs, gardeners and hospitality managers how to be their best for years at Millbrook Winery, now with his new business it’s your turn to learn. If you enjoy food that has a sense of time and place, Kitchen Community is here and now so jump on line and book a class.


  • WA Restaurant of the Year 2024 and 2022 – Gourmet Traveller Magazine
  • Two Chef Hats 2020 – Australian Good Food Guide
  • The New York Times Critic’s Pick 2019 – Besha Rodell
  • Chef of the Year 2017 – West Australian Good Food Guide
  • Kitchen Community aims to bring like minded people together through the love of real food.

    Leon Tartaglia and Cory Frayling


    We are BBQ Brothers from Western Australia that have turned our love of cooking and creating into a global social media sensation, growing to 410K on Instagram and over 1.3 Million followers on TikTok.

    2024 Kleenheat Kitchen Presenter

    Deryn Thorpe

    Garden Journalist

    Presenter Deryn Thorpe is a fanatical Perth gardener and award winning print and radio garden journalist who writes regularly in garden magazines and is passionate about creating beautiful and healthy home gardens. She is a popular public speaker, garden tour guide and comperes food events. With Steve Wood she presents ‘All The Dirt’, Australia’s most popular gardening and food podcast. www.allthedirt.com.au