Main Deck Cafe

After purchasing Main Deck in July 2013, Angie, Jen and staff decided to donate the tips each month to a nominated charity.

Meet the locals

JENNIFER PABIAN

How long have you been in the hospitality industry?

Jen 13 years in hospitality, starting at Gerringong pizza shop working back to back with a bakers oven. Over 30 years in customer service. My first job was in banking and finance.

What gets you fired up/excited about coming to work each day?

I love the beautiful place we live in Huskisson/Jervis Bay. I love creating new things, trying new things and meeting different people every day.

What’s the best thing about cooking in Huskisson?

Cooking for a broad range of people so being creative and open to requests from many different people. Always a rewarding challenge.

Favourite ever dining experience (apart from one in your own establishment)?

Travelling in Thailand and experiencing the true flavours of Thai food. Always love a good Farmer's market.

Name a food trend that you hope to never see again?

Dagwood dogs... blah!

What new and exciting things will you bringing to the table this year?

I want to continue exploring new recipes and ingredients and challenge myself to create new things.

JASON WILKINSON

How long have you been in the hospitality industry and what was your first role?

Eliza's restaurant. I was a kitchen hand 6-8 months then in 2002 started an apprenticeship.

What gets you fired up/excited about coming to work each day?

Find new ways to challenge myself and I love the environment we have in the cafe.

What’s the best thing about cooking in Huskisson?

The view - even when it's busy it's still a relaxing place to be.

Favourite ever dining experience (apart from one in your own establishment)?

Bather's Pavilion (metro) Cobblestone Lane (regional)

What new and exciting things will you bringing to the table this year?

We're going to spend this year establishing pop-up dinners on a
monthly basis.

70 Owen Street
Huskisson, NSW 2540
(02) 4441 8808

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