Brae is a fine-dining restaurant located on an organic farm in Birregurra (Victoria), owned and operated by chef Dan Hunter.


Brae, owned and operated by Chef Dan Hunter, is Good Food Guide's 2020 Restaurant of the Year. The restaurant has a strict focus on sustainability and is located on a working organic farm on the outskirts of Birregurra, 1.5 hours south-west of Melbourne. Brae Farm produces organic vegetables, olives, grain, fruit, berries and honey for use in the restaurant and its six luxury guest suites.

Since opening its doors in December 2013, Brae has risen to become an internationally recognised award-winning venue, representing Australia in The World's 50 Best Restaurants listing and holding Three Hats with the Good Food Guide.

Damien Neylon - Senior Sous Chef

"Working closely with a supportive management team, I have also been able to grow an immeasurable amount in a professional capacity, gaining skills that will carry me through my future career objectives”

Simon Freeman - Restaurant Manager

“The opportunity to work on a 30-acre organic farm that produces much of what is served in the restaurant is certainly unique. It gives us a real connection to what we are serving in a way that doesn’t happen at other restaurants.

Employee Benefits

  • The World’s Best Restaurants 2017
  • Work a maximum of nine days a fortnight and two late nights a week.
  • Idyllic rural lifestyle.
  • A supportive, professional working environment.
  • 6 weeks annual leave per year.