Richard Ptacnik's Profile

Chef Richard Ptacnik
Richard began his career in Prague working with Zdenek Pohlreich at the Radisson SAS Hotel. After stints in both Germany and Switzerland, Richard headed to Australia where he worked briefly with Jock Zonfrillo before joining the ranks at Otto Ristorante. He quickly moved up to the role of James Kidman's Sous Chef and has spent the last 5 years working with James to continually evolve the menu. Richard took over as Head Chef in late September 2009 and, along with his enthusiastic kitchen team, is take the food to a new and exciting level.