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The Team

At the heart of The Exchange is a passionate team of industry-leading professionals working around the clock behind the scenes to create the magic you feel when you walk through the door.

Each member of our leadership team brings a wealth of wisdom and passion for creating an exceptional experience for every single customer.

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General Manager & Licensee: Gareth Rattley

With 20+ years’ experience spanning 3 continents Gareth brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the Exchange. He has spent the last decade working in Sydney’s biggest and best venues. Having recently relocated to Hamilton with his family, he looks forward to the next chapter at The Exchange.

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Group Beverage Manager: Brent Tozer

With 30+ years of hospitality experience and titles such as Australia’s Best Margarita and Bronze Medalist for Best Cocktail in the world, Brent not only leads our team but has also designed our mouth-watering cocktails.

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Head Chef: Rupert Fagg

Head Chef Rupert Fagg brings with him over 20 years of passion for food. In his extensive career in the industry so far, Rupert has created quite the reputation for himself throughout Sydney, Newcastle and NSW as a whole, and he doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. The offerings Rupert and his team create promise to be world class and keep everyone more than satisfied.

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Head Pizza Chef: Franco Malgioglio

Franco comes to The Exchange bringing 24 years of experience in perfecting his own original dough recipe. He has worked in some of the top pizzerias in Sydney and now brings his skills to Hamilton.

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Head Brewer: Dane Jones

Dane Jones will be brewing our own beer in house and switching up the flavours frequently, bringing a unique take on traditional flavours that are always fresh, aromatic and straight from the in-house brewery.

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Marketing: Carly Finch & Khiarni Williams

Carly and Khiarni bring a combined 10+ years in media, marketing, and events. Their skills and passion give them a unique perspective in approaching the Exchange’s marketing. They will be behind every event and piece of social media magic. Reach out on our socials and say hey!