Writer & Curator – Melbourne EATS
Sharlee has worked in the hospitality and events industry for over 20 years, both in Australia and abroad. The last 12 years in Melbourne where she held the position of gastronomy program manager with Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, launching annual festival events Crawl n Bite, Theatre of Ideas and Chef Jam as well as hosting more than 150 top chefs and cooks from around world for MasterClasses and satellite dinners.
Following that she started her own events business curateEAT in 2014 and has consulted on projects for Intrepid Travel and Visit Victoria and events like Attica’s The WAW Gathering. She writes for US based website Eater on Melbourne and Sydney’s hot and essential restaurants. And recently founded Fully Booked Women a social community for women in the food and drinks industry that aims to profile female talent, provide opportunities and facilitate connections among the members.