Meet The Team
Russell: is an integral part of the Central Kitchens team, joining the team in 2013 as our Business Coordinator. Russell is in charge of overseeing that Central Kitchens still operates with the same quality personalised service that was the successful foundation of the company.
Russell’s easy going friendly personality is also an asset to our team and our clients. Russell is a busy family man trying to squeeze in as many holidays and adventures with his kids before they fully classify him as a “Daggy Dad” however when this time does come he will have more spare to play golf and catch a fish.
Dion: Knows the value of good
customer service and works hard to provide all Central Kitchens clients with service as good as the finished product we produce.
Dion has been designing kitchens for over 5 years and stays up to date with all of the latest design trends, colours ideas and finishes. During his spare time Dion likes stepping onto the basketball court where he thinks he is Lebron James, Dion was once voted as best all rounder for year 10 at White Hills Secondary College.
Darren: Works with his clients
to produce innovative and
stylish solutions that will
enhance their lifestyle and add
value to their home.
He enjoys seeing each project develop, from the first visit to the clients home, to coming up with solutions for difficult spaces and then fine tuning details to create a finished product and happy clients. With a passion for renovating and four kids keeping him busy if Darren can manage to squeeze a game of basketball in during the week the world is a better place.
Andrew: Is a cabinet maker and
joiner by trade. Andrew has worked
in the industry for 30 years and
brings a wealth of knowledge and
experience to his work.
If you are getting a job done by Central Kitchens chances are you will meet Andrew as he will most likely do the final measure of your cabinets. Outside of work Andrew enjoys being outdoors riding his motorbike and trying to catch a fish (which seem to have a distinct pattern of always “getting away”)
Steven: Steven has been in the
industry for 26 years and is the
owner / managing director.
During this time Steven has been
passionate about customer service,
innovation and quality.
Since the business began it has grown from 4 employees to over 30. Outside of work Steven enjoys keeping fit playing tough football, mountain bike riding, trekking and travelling.
Glenn: A qualified joiner
and our Production
Manager Glenn’s knowledge
if founded by years
of experience when he
was an apprentice in
Glenn is happy to share his knowledge and has the hands on experience to discuss the most intricate details of any job, he has been with Central Kitchens for over 10 years and treats every job the way he would handle his own. Glenn is the true definition of an Aussie Bloke and enjoys all things outdoors especially his pet ferrets, all 10 of them!
Tim: Joining us in August 2015 Tim brought with him a wealth of experience from 26 years of working in the building industry. Tim is a qualified carpenter and has good structural knowledge of how things come together.
Tim is responsible for compiling estimates of how much things will cost to present you with your proposal. Tim liaises directly with suppliers and contractors and assesses different quotes to make sure we are getting the best price. Outside of work Tim has three children who keep him very busy, Tim also enjoys playing basketball and is a devoted Collingwood supporter (I will leave it there).
Ranee: Is generally the first point of
contact within Central Kitchens.
Ranee is a qualified interior designer
spending many years passing her
knowledge on through teaching.
Ranee is very passionate about ensuring our clients are delighted with their projects and greatly enjoys the diversity and pace of her role and all the people she gets to meet along the way. When Ranee isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking up a storm (we are yet to see or taste this so called passion for “cooking”) and hiking.