Joel Bickford - executive chef


 Driven by a strong connection with nature, from a childhood spent growing up on a property in the blue mountains , Joel joins the Aria team, drawing on over twenty five years experience leading kitchens including Biota Dining and The Gantry, bringing with him his passion for quality seasonal produce and a cooking style that is refined but simple, an approach that celebrates
nature in its original form.

"Incorporating nature,  using unique and native Australian ingredients.
new menu showcases a passion for combining all the elements I love, on a plate." - Joel Bickford.