Nosh 22 Years

Celebrating 22 years of hospitality excellence

Welcome to 22 years of success in Hospitality excellence, 22 years of quality partnerships, 22 years of brilliance in events, and 22 years of celebrating and valuing people. We invite you to experience the people, the events, the partnerships; that is what has cultivated NOSH into the excellent powerhouse of quality hospitality personnel it is today. From the humble beginnings of our first staff member, to today having worked with over 13,500 staff, we cannot be thankful enough to everyone who has made our 22 years so enjoyable and excellent.

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1st Company Logo 1995-1999

January 1, 1995

1995 saw Nosh enter into the hospitality industry and our 1st logo was created.  The logo was a basic black and white design that suited our needs in the early stages of Nosh Hospitality.

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Noshie #1 – Mark Tallon

January 1, 1995

Noshie Employee #1

Mark Tallon – 1995 to current

Mark Tallon is one of the co-founding directors of Nosh Hospitality and has been instrumental in the rise of Nosh as a leading Sydney supplier of premium staff.

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Noshie #2 – Ross Mitchell

January 1, 1995

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Ross Mitchell – 1995 to current

Ross Mitchell is the other co-founder of Nosh Hospitality alongside Mark Tallon and has been involved over the past 20 years one way or another with some of the largest and high profile events in Sydney.

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Powerhouse Museum 1995 – Current

June 1, 1995

The Powerhouse Museum, situated in the old Ultimo Power Station is an integral part of Sydney’s arts and culture scene.  Nosh Hospitality were proud to supply staff via other clients such as Gardner Merchant, Mode, Blue Rock and Forte Catering & Events.  The Powerhouse Museum now has an exclusive catering contract and is serviced by Stedmans.

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Castle Hill RSL 1995 – 2006

July 1, 1995

The Castle Hill RSL is a long-standing part of society in the Hills District and the central point for local community. As one of NOSH’s first clients, The Castle Hill RSL holds a special place in NOSH’s history and in the memories of those who worked there.

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Noshie #6 – Dominic O’Hearn

August 1, 1995

Noshie Employee #6

Dominic O’Hearn – 1995 to current

Dominic O’Hearn has over 20 years of Hospitality experience under his belt and his experience stems from high volume events, intimate meetings, management roles and leadership positions in boutique hotels and event operations.

Dominic has completed a bachelor in Hospitality Management and is currently completing a masters degree of Business Management.

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Staff Levels 1995

December 31, 1995

The 1st year Nosh came into business saw us have 6 core staff to maintain hospitality operations for our new client base.

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Sydney Airport Hilton 1996-2003

January 1, 1996

Next to one of the busiest airports in the world, The Sydney Airport Hilton is a hotel full of international businessmen and excited travellers. NOSH’s staff have thoroughly enjoyed the hustle and bustle of this location and have thrived under the pressure.

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The Avocado Group 1996 – 2007

January 1, 1996

The Avocado Group is a fantastic catering company that was founded in the same year as NOSH Hospitality Personnel. NOSH and Avocado Group worked together as they climbed the ranks in the hospitality industry.

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The Mode Group 1996 – 2008

January 1, 1996

During NOSH’s early years, the team understood the importance of building strong partnerships with a number of catering companies such as the Mode Group. Though no longer around individually today, this company was a fantastic client who invited NOSH to take part in some incredible events.

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Novotel 1996 – 2003

June 1, 1996

The Novotel Hotel in Darling Harbour has become a beautiful section of Sydney’s city skyline and an internationally renowned resting place for travellers. Working closely with the in-house food & beverage team, NOSH supplied a range of dedicated waiters, kitchen staff and housekeepers to this fantastic venue.

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Staff Levels 1996

December 31, 1996

As 1996 came around and business grew, we upgraded our core staff from 6 to 25.

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Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre 1997 – 2014

January 1, 1997

This building, though currently under construction, was home to a number of NOSHies for many years prior to its demolition. Soon to be revealed as Sydney’s leading venue for entertainment, exhibitions and conventions, NOSH Hospitality maintains a strong relationship with SCEC and is excited to see what it will become.

Rockpool 1997 – 2006

April 16, 1997

The Rockpool Group was one of Australia’s most noted and highly respected restaurant groups ever seen. Led by the incredibly talented Chef Neil Perry, The Rockpool Group ran a busy Catering & Events arm for a number of years with the help of NOSH Hospitality

Open Air Cinemas 1997 – 2007

July 21, 1997

Set on the beautiful shores of Darling Harbour, the Open Air Cinema has been an iconic party of Sydney’s social and arts scenes for a number of years. NOSH Hospitality was thrilled to be a part of this event for many years and loved working at this picturesque site.

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Staff Levels 1997

December 31, 1997

The year of 1997 saw a large increase in clients and business which ultimately made us double our core staff from 25 to 50.

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Spotless 1998 – Current

January 1, 1998

With close to 40,000 employees of their own, Spotless has become an incredible force in not only the hospitality industry but in many service areas. Starting off as a single dry-cleaning business in Collingwood, Melbourne, it is absolutely incredible to see how far this company has come in almost 70 years. NOSH Hospitality has worked closely with spotless for many years and has been integral to its hospitality division in Sydney.

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The Sydney Cricket Ground Trust 1998 – Current

January 1, 1998

With a history going back over 200 years, the Sydney Cricket Ground and Sydney Football Stadium have become two of Sydney’s leading sporting venues. Home to some sporting legends and some astonishing feats, Since 1998 NOSH have been contracted by external caterers such as Spotless, Compass and Delaware North to work at The Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Trippas White 1998 – 2010

January 1, 1998

The Trippas White group has an extended reach over the hospitality industry, managing restaurant, cafe and event spaces all across the country. NOSH Hospitality’s partnership with Trippas White has produced some absolutely spectacular events over the years.

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Noshie #86 – Julie Cheung

January 15, 1998

Noshie Employee #86

Julie Cheung – 1998 to Current

Julie Cheung was a vital part of NOSH Hospitality Personnel for 15 years. Returning to the workforce, Julie joined the NOSH team as a function waiter, she thrived within the industry to become one of the top function supervisors. Known for her diligence, organisation and dedication to the team Julie was an ideal candidate to assist in the development of Nosh Hospitality. When not supervising major events, Julie is often found behind the scenes working with the kitchen and operations team to ensure every event runs seamlessly and successfully.

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Noshie #194 – Angela Mieres

July 1, 1998

Noshie Employee #194

Angela Mieres – 1998 to Current

Angela first joined NOSH as a casual staff member in 1996 and was instantly recognised for her strong work ethic and dedication to the team. Branching out to other areas of service, Angela returned in 2003 to become an integral part of NOSH’s busy accounts team and hasn’t looked back. With a Certificate IV in Business Management, Angela has the skills to execute her extensive work load which covers payroll, superannuation, worker’s compensation and advertising whilst raising a family and building a house. An excellent multi-tasker Angela is the perfect person for this role and a crucial member of the accounts team.

Bledisloe Cup 1998 – Current

August 17, 1998

The Bledisloe Cup is a Rugby Union is an annual tournament between Australia & New Zealand rich in history since 1932.  NOSH has assisted ANZ Stadium within this sell-out event at ANZ Stadium each year since 1999 and before that at the Sydney Football Stadium since 1998.  On hand to deliver corporate event service for over 17 years, The Bledisloe Cup is another of the sporting highlights in NOSH’s history and future too.

The Australian Museum 1999 – Current

January 1, 1999

With the title of Australia’s first ever public museum, the Australian Museum in Sydney has been on the forefront of historical discovery and scientific research. A site that attracts tens of thousands of people every year, NOSH has had the honour of being a part of some amazing events within this beautiful and important building.

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Fox Studios 1999 – 2002

January 1, 1999

Fox Studios is the perfect melange of historic architecture and modern technology, making it the ideal space for an array of corporate and private events. Over the years NOSH has been a part of a number of VIP occasions showcasing some of this country’s most talented musicians and entertainers.

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2nd Company Logo 1999-2005

January 1, 1999

Our second logo design saw a new approach with the same black and white colour scheme.  This logo lasted with Nosh from 1999 till 2007 with a colour change in 2005.

The Truffle Group 1999 – 2010

May 12, 1999

The Truffle Group was a Sydney based caterer who excelled at catering VIP events. NOSH had a fantastic partnership with Truffle group and staff enjoyed working with them throughout their operations.

State of Origin 1999 – Current

June 9, 1999

The June 1999 State of Origin had the largest crowd ever recorded for the events in the last 15 years, with 88,336 people in attendance. The match was game 2 of the 3 game series, and allowed the Blues to christen their new home with a 12-8 win. The attendance also broke the Origin attendance record of 87,161 set at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for Game 2 of the 1994 series.

ANZ Stadium/Stadium Australia 1999 – Current

June 9, 1999

NOSH and ANZ have worked hand in hand for many years and still continue to enjoy this partnership. A venue that has been home to Sydney’s largest events, NOSH staff love working with ANZ.

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BlueRock Catering 1999 – 2007

June 14, 1999

Blue Rock Catering was just one of a wide array of Caterers that NOSH has worked with over the years. Producing beautiful food and stunning events, NOSH enjoyed the partnership they had with BlueRock Catering and were honoured to be a part of Sydney’s VIP events.

Rockpool Catering – Qantas Xmas Party 1999

December 18, 1999

The Qantas Xmas Party hosted in 1998 by Rockpool & Nosh was for a dinner set for 300 people.  Set around a Qantas 747 in a hangar at Mascot, this event was attended by Qantas ambassador Greg Norman.  All staff were dressed appropriately in white to match the launch of the massively successful “I still call Australia home” advertisment.

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Noshie #871 – Jason Ludwig

May 23, 2000

Noshie Employee #871

Jason Ludwig – 2000 to Current

Having worked with NOSH for many years, Jason remains one of our most requested chefs.  Jason’s diverse understanding of many different cuisines, a la carte and event operations has ensured his ongoing success.  Not only is Jason a talented chef, but is also a gifted musician.

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Sydney Entertainment Centre 2000 – 2013

July 10, 2000

They Sydney Entertainment Centre, or QANTAS Credit Union Arena as it is known now has been home to some of the biggest popstars and sporting heros this country has ever seen. NOSH Hospitality supplied staff to both corporate and retail areas of this venue.

Sydney Olympics 2000

September 15, 2000

Awarded the right to host the Sydney Olympic games in 1993, The Sydney 2000 Olympics were held from the 15th of September to the 1st of October, 2000, and were grand, to say the least. The second time that an Australian city had hosted the Olympic Games, after Melbourne hosted the Olympic Games in 1956. With 199 competing countries, the Sydney 2000 Olympics also included four individual athletes from East Timor, who marched in the parade of nations. A total of 10,651 athletes, there were at least 300 documented events, to which NOSH Hospitality was honoured to be involved in organising all of them.

Kylie Minogue 2000 – Onwards

November 10, 2000

Australian-born Singer and Actress has often toured Sydney over the years of her career, playing a total of 25 concerts there. After finishing her “On A Night Like This Tour” and playing 11 nights there, she kicked off her Showgirl: The Homecoming Tour in November 2006. On the 20th of March 2015, Minogue performed as part of her Kiss Me Once Tour. NOSH has had the pleasure of being involved with Kylie and her concerts!

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Staff Levels 2000

December 31, 2000

The year 2000 bought with it the Sydney Olympic Games and Nosh played a huge role in catering for many events during this historic time.  Naturally we needed more staff to cater the games and our numbers grew from 50 core staff to 100.

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Royal Botanic Gardens 2001 – Current

April 25, 2001

NOSH staff are often seen around the Royal Botanic Gardens, often working with sister company Forte Catering & Events or directly for the gardens for major events such as New Year’s Eve. These beautifully landscaped greens are a beautiful setting for any event.

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Noshie #4935 – Michael Gleeson

June 18, 2001

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Michael Gleeson – 2001 – 2012

“Mike” or “Mikey” as he is affectionately known, joined NOSH as a junior barman, however his exception organisational  and operations skills quickly saw him rise to supervisory and operations manager roles in particular with Sydney Festival and The Royal Botanic Gardens.  NOSH was delighted to assist Mikey into his current role as beverage operations manager with our long standing client, The Australian Turf Club.

Australian Institute of Police Management 2001 – Current

July 18, 2001

The Australian Institute of Police Management is perched on the hill near Collins beach surrounded by Sydney Harbour National Park. This stunning location is a favourite for the NOSHies who understand the importance of such an iconic institution.

Mrs MacQuarie’s Point New Years Eve Party 2001 – Current

December 31, 2001

Mrs MacQuarie’s Point on the Yurong Peninsula provides a number of excellent public viewing areas on New Years Eve, with the ability to view gorgeous firework displays. At the end of 2001, Mrs MacQuarie’s Point hosted 20,000 attendees, and NOSH Hospitality had the pleasure of representing the event with 5 set up crew, 20 clearing staff, 10 service staff, 6 bar supervisors, 60 retail bar staff, 2 cash control staff, 2 beverage mangers and 1 bar operations manager. Nosh have been recalled on numerous occasions for this event over the years.

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Australian Turf Club 2004 – Current

February 10, 2004

The ATC was formally known as AJC & STC before its amalgamation in 2013.

The ATC manages a number of fantastic sporting venues at which NOSH staff can be found. Randwick and Rosehill Racecourse are a constant venue for NOSH and a fantastic opportunity to be a part of Sydney’s glamorous racing scene.

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The Australian Golf Club 2004 – 2015

July 5, 2004

The Australian Golf Cub is home to a number of spectacular golfing tournaments and the high profile crown which comes along with them. NOSH has been working with the Australian Golf Club for a number of years, supporting them in their fine dining restaurant and exquisite corporate and social events.

Australian Open 2004 – Current

November 26, 2004

As the oldest and most prestigious tournament of the PGA Tour in Australia, the Australian Open is played around the country at different venues each year. Adam Scott won this event in 2009 marking his 1st ever victory on home soil. NOSH Hospitality are very proud to be involved each year in this prestigious event.


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3rd Company Logo 2005-2007

January 1, 2005

In 2005 we decided to change the colour of the existing logo to a brown.

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City of Sydney 2005 – Current

April 4, 2005

The City of Sydney is responsible for an enormous amount of events throughout the year all around Sydney’s CBD. NOSH has worked at a number of these events and always enjoy joining in the festive spirit.

Sydney Festival 2005 – 2014

January 7, 2006

With world class performances, exhibitions, recitals and events, the Sydney Festival in 2006 hosted a number of free events at different venues, including Hyde Park North, Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, and Tumbalong Park at the Darling Harbour. Representing a majority of world class industries including dance, music, theatre and events, the Sydney Festival in 2006 was a definite not to miss and was tailored to suit many different tastes and styles. NOSH Hospitality had the pleasure to contribute 2 beverage managers, 6 bar supervisors,60 retail bar staff, 10 clearing staff, 15 VIP event service staff, and 10 event set up and breakdown crew to this world class festival.

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Absolute Ambrosia 2007 – 2011

January 1, 2007

Created in 1989, Absolute Ambrosia was a key performer in the hospitality industry throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. NOSH worked alongside this fantastic catering company to produce some iconic events in Sydney’s CBD and surrounds.

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Stix 2007 – Current

January 1, 2007

Stix Catering, formed by successful Australian Chef, David Allison in 1999 has been a long-standing client for NOSH Hospitality. Having recently taken over The Macquarie Group’s various sites, NOSH has worked closely with the STIX team to ensure the highest quality of service is on offer.

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4th Company Logo 2007-2015

January 1, 2007

In 2007 our logo got a complete overhaul and became a much more recognisable design.  This design is still our current logo with the exception to the special 20 years logo.

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Lishas Catering 2007 – Current

March 19, 2007

Lishas Catering is a boutique caterer in Sydney that prides itself on creating unique events. NOSH assisted Lishas with a number of fantastic events that were definitely outside the box.

Pink 2007, 2009

April 30, 2007

Performing at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, superstar P!nk performed seven shows in 2007 during her I’m Not Dead Tour. In 2009 with her Funhouse Tour and in support of her album, she also played a record number of 12 shows and recorded her live DVD which is available currently at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.

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Staff Levels 2007

December 31, 2007

By 2007 Nosh Hospitality was a well known and highly reputable hospitality staffing company in Sydney.  With higher demand for our services came another milestone staff increase.  This time from 100 core staff to 150.

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Noshie #9000 – Calvin Lin

May 13, 2008

Noshie Employee #9000

Calvin Lin – 2008

Over many years with NOSH, Calvin has worked at just about every event client NOSH has. His unmistakable hair and enthusiasm is well known by the NOSH team and clients alike.

Sydney 500 V8 Supercars 2009 – Current

December 5, 2009

Held on Sydney Olympic Park Street, the race length is 250 kilometres and up until 2014 the race was held on one day.  From 2014 on the Sydney 500 changed to 2 consecutive days as part of the Super Street format. NOSH Hospitality have been a regular involvement in the V8 Supercars Sydney 500 since 2009.

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Westpac CEO Dinner

July 2, 2010

The Westpac Bank has been one of the largest Australian companies to incorporate a female CEO named Gail Kelly. The team at NOSH were delighted to be involved in catering this stunning dinner event for the Westpac CEO.  Gail Kelly is the 56th most powerful woman in the world. She was the first female CEO of a major Australian bank in 2002, and three years later was the highest-paid woman in an Australian corporation

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Luxperience – Ongoing

May 13, 2011

Held every year, Luxperience is the go-to event for those involved in the leading luxury and experiential travel trade exhibition. The Luxperience hosts an online appointment system, seamlessly coordinating over 30,000 different meetings across the 3.5 day event. NOSH Hospitality has been honoured to be involved in contributing quality staff to their Town Hall events.

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Noshie #10497 – Jean Christophe Sarr

September 12, 2011

Noshie Employee #10497

Jean Christophe Sarr – 2011

Jean Christoph or “JC” joined NOSH whilst completing his studies, and his bright engaging personality quickly saw him become popular with his NOSH team mates.  His client portfolio with NOSH included high end corporate boardrooms, small and intimate dinner services in private estates, large scale sporting events, and The Sydney Lord Mayor’s NYE party at Sydney opera House to name but a few.

Mardi Gras 2012 – 2013

March 3, 2012

Held every year on the first Saturday of March, the Mardi Gras is hosted for Sydney Gay and Lesbian members of the community, and hosts three weeks of events and celebrations in the lead up to the event. Coming up to it’s 38th Annual Parade, NOSH Hospitality has had the pleasure of being involved in this event for a number of years.

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Richard Wilkins 25th Anniversary

June 16, 2012

In celebration of Richard Wilkins 25th Anniversary in Television, Channel 9 hosted a celebration which was attended by Richard’s family, many A List guests and celebrities, and guests representing Down Syndrome NSW. Down Syndrome NSW was the major benefactor of the evening, at Richard’s request. NOSH Hospitality had the honour to be involved in this opportunity.

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Town Hall Marie Antoinette Dinner

September 15, 2012

The Marie Antoinette themed dinner held at Town Hall featured an exquisite degustation with no expense spared supported by the wait staff by NOSH Hospitality, and was perfectly themed by Town Hall.

Hayman Island – One and Only 2013 – Current

April 9, 2013

NOSH was honoured to be chosen to assist One & Only in the staffing of one of Sydney’s favourite tourist destinations, Hayman Island. NOSH Staff were whisked away to this tropical resort to serve some of the country’s biggest VIPs.

You will be able to see in the above video 2 Noshie’s at work including Anna (Title Shot) and the receptionist, Giselle.

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The British & Irish Lions Tour 2013

July 6, 2013

The British & Irish Lions tour in 2013 was a massive event for Rugby fans of Australia with the Lions only touring once every 4 years.  2013 saw the 125th anniversary of the Lions and 9 games being played on Australian Soil.  With this 3 game series being tied up by the third game, The ANZ Stadium was packed to the brim to accommodate screaming Lions and Australian fans alike.  Nosh was on hand to service this momentous occasion and the Lions eventually came out victorious in their tour.

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Noshie #12500 – Arelys Hernandez

January 1, 2014

Noshie Employee #12500

Arelys Hernandez – 2014

Whilst only with NOSH for a short while, Arelys’ enthusiasm and quality work had an immediate and positive effect on both the clients and team mates she worked with.

The ELLE Style Awards at the Mint

February 17, 2014

The ELLE Style Awards held at the iconic Mint in Sydney’s CBD highlight and award Australia’s top fashion designers. With countless celebrities and high profile individuals in attendance including celebrities such as Lara Worthington, Nicole Warne, and Chanel Iman; the ELLE Style Awards are a definite highlight for NOSH Hospitality.

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Noshie #13000 – Natalia Amado

January 7, 2015

Noshie Employee #13000

Natalie Amado – 2015

Natalia’s bright smile and engaging personality is matched by her excellent service standards all of which has contributed to her becoming one of NOSH’s most sort after corporate attendants.

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Nosh 20 Year Dinner Celebration – 2015

September 19, 2015

NOSH was proud to celebrate the 20 years of excellent hospitality in August of 2015, at the Bennelong Restaurant at The Opera House. With a long standing relationship with Bennelong, it was one of the first restaurants NOSH held their Christmas party at in the earlier days of NOSH and was an ideal venue for the celebration. The 20 year celebration dinner was attended by all of the current management staff and partners, and directors Mark and Ross gave a speech regaling stories of Nosh’s first clients. They also included their story of how the business started in Mark’s lounge room and garage, where they were hand typing invoices and timesheets, and personally writing cheques to the staff weekly. Current and long term staff were especially thanked for their dedication in helping to build NOSH Hospitality. With the back drop of the stunning Opera House sails and the Harbour Bridge, the night was a huge success for all.

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Macquarie Group Royal Visit

November 12, 2015

Earlier in 2015, Prince Charles the Prince of Wales, and Camilla, arrived in Sydney as part of their 12 day Australian and New Zealand tour. They greeted guests at Macquarie Group, whilst being hosted Janine Kirk. NOSH Hospitality were honoured to be involved in providing excellent staff.

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5th Company Logo 2015 – Current

December 8, 2015

This year saw Nosh Hospitality reach the milestone of 20 years in business.  A special logo was designed to help commemorate this momentous occasion.

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Staff Levels 2015

December 31, 2015

By 2015 Nosh is known as one of the best hospitality staffing solutions in Sydney and as of today we have 250 core staff.

As you can see via our NOSH Hospitality 22 Years Timeline, the last 22 years has brought so much joy and fulfillment to the team at NOSH Hospitality. NOSH Hospitality has imbedded itself right in the fabric of Sydney’s most excellent events, cultivating partnerships and associations with the best of the best. From the team at NOSH Hospitality to you, we cannot wait for the next 22 years of events, partnerships and hospitality excellence. We truly hope you can be part of the journey.