NOLA group general Manager, Pete Fischer, is a Sydney hospitality veteran and leads the business operations at NOLA. Fisher also owns New Orleans-style small bar, The Swinging Cat in King Street, Sydney. He has worked in some of Sydney’s finest bars and as an operations consultant overseeing the opening of Hilton Hotel bars in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Surfers Paradise. Fischer also enjoyed a stint at the famed Harvey Nichols at the OXO Tower in London.
Executive Chef Richard Duff leads the kitchen team at NOLA. French-trained Duff has more than 20 years’ experience, including eight years in the kitchens of renowned London restaurants including Bibendum, L’Oranger and The Pheasant. Duff has also spent time in well-known Melbourne venues working under the command of Andrew McConnell at Mrs. Jones and Ben Shewry at the iconic Attica. In Sydney, Duff has been involved in the opening of a range of venues including The Lincoln, The Kirketon Dining Room and Grasshopper.