julie's place


julie’s place | presenters

skills & experience

At julie’s place we have assembled a fantastic team with a broad range of skills and experience. All of our regular presenters have extensive teaching experience and can guide even the most hesitant student to success in the kitchen. We also welcome guests chefs regularly!

In 2009, a record-breaking 4 million Australians tuned in to watch Julie Goodwin become the first ever winner of MasterChef Australia.

When her first cookbook, Our family table, was published, she became one of Australia’s best-selling authors; her book held the number one slot in the book charts for over 10 weeks … more

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Tonia Hedley is a registered nutritionist, home economist and food consultant. Since gaining a degree in Food Science and Nutrition, she has had more than 25 years’ experience in food and nutrition roles. Tonia has worked in Australia and the UK in the food industry, the media, and the private sector. She has worked across a broad range of disciplines- food styling and photography, recipe development and nutritional analysis. … more

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Michelle Tournier has been involved in the food industry for over 14 years, as a Home Economist and Food Consultant. She has had extensive experience in recipe development for magazines and cookbooks.

Her experience also spans television, food producing for shows such as Channel 9’s Fresh, Home Cooked! With Julie Goodwin and Channel 10’s MasterChef. She taught at Sydney Seafood School for more than five years… more

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Marcus Kroek is an Executive Business Coach who works with business owners, executives and their teams to develop and implement strategies for marketing, sales, systems, financial management, recruiting and time management.

Marcus has a strong focus on Leadership and Teamwork and is a Master Facilitator in establishing and reviewing Vision, Mission and Culture … more

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