About The Wilderness Chef

Food is more than compulsory calories – it is a connection between earth and human, a source of many good and bad things, the bringing together of people. Just ask The Wilderness Chef Cooper Thomas, who as well as creating unique and exclusive dining opportunities at unimaginable locations, is also Executive Chef at Newcastle restaurants Talulah Bar and Equium. Passionate about serving incredible food at any destination, Cooper believes in living life in the most sustainable manner not only for the environment but also those living in it. Expect menus customised for each occasion, with plates such as grilled asparagus, parmesan, basil and cashew pesto, followed by chargrilled lamb cutlets, roasted potatoes, blistered tomatoes, Swiss brown mushroom, garlic and Lake Chalice pinot noir cream.

Location & Map

International private chef/cater based in:, Newcastle City 2300 NSW - See Map

Features & Facilities

Payments Accepted: Visa, Mastercard


Opening Hours


Groups & Functions

  • Up to 500 Guests
  • Birthday Party
  • Charity Event
  • Christmas Party
  • Corporate Function
  • Dinner Party
  • Engagement Party
  • Product Launch
  • Wedding

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Exceptional in every way!
Have had Wilderness Chef cook on many occasions such as workshops & weddings. The food is always incredible and exceptional service! Even having him for my own wedding! Cannot recommend enough.