Jeremy Strode arrived in Melbourne from London in 1992 and was head chef at The George Hotel, the Aldelphi and his own restaurant Pomme and finally Langtons. In 2002, he headed to Sydney to become chef director of MG Garage before he and wife Jane opened Bistrode in 2005. Jeremy currently writes a weekly food column for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Jane Strode grew up in a family with a real passion for food and entertaining. This led her to Sydney’s Rockpool kitchen where she began her apprenticeship. After which she moved to Melbourne and worked at Langtons, before returning to Sydney to work at MG Garage with Jeremy.
When the couple tied the knot in 2004, it was a union not only of love, but a marriage of flavours, cooking credentials and talent.