Make your dream team come to life! Boost productivity and retention. What we do is create a positive, high performing, high well-being workplace. Get... Off the Hotplate now.

We're already making a difference.  

We cut the drop out rate to ZERO at an award winning RTO. Not just once, but in every group we worked with! 

Our courses are easy, user friendly, and dramatically make a difference. 

What is Off the Hotplate?

We deliver emotional, stress and people management. 

We  have the best team building content there is, tailoring our approach to your workplace and needs, and your outcomes. Throw toxic culture, bullying and dysfunction out the window, and watch the benefits flow. 

For the culinary industry, Off the Hotplate is a new approach.  We give you the skills, knowledge and ability to survive the furnace, and thrive. And we've just introduced a service component as well - so that your team not only collaborates, but works to build your business for you. 

Ask us - we can make a difference for you, your business, your workplace. 

Christine’s brilliant memoir Theatre of War is available now!

A rollicking trip through 9 restaurants and the Chefs, thieves and rogues she duelled with daily… Buckle up, it’s a rough ride. “Laugh out loud! A terrific read!” 

WHY OFF THE HOTPLATE? 

"I had 10 successful restaurants as owner/chef and 25 years in blasting hot kitchens. Burn out became a boomerang and I fell out of love with cooking, and the industry. 

Then I started seeing the suicide rate, the burn out rate, the collateral damage of high pressure on families and society as a whole and decided we needed a solution. Mental health and emotional intelligence need more than just talk lines or questions with no answers. People need real solutions - teaching people those emotional management skills that are tragically missing in everyone's education. 

Off the Hotplate was born, and I was reborn with a drive to bring this to an industry and people who deserve better. And working in other industries since, I saw they could all benefit from this. After all, it's about people. Simple." ~ Christine Matheson Green - for more on Christine on Linked In click here: 

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“Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team.” – John C. Maxwell

Fuel your fire! 

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INSPIRATION FROM THE BEST

Chef talk: Terry Barrett, a man for all seasons

What prompts a chef to do full circle? From wanting to put everything on a plate, to going back to basics, and keeping it simple. At Home Hill Winery, where Terry Barrett cooks as we look out at cows and vineyards in a glorious southern Tasmanian rural setting, it was just that, that pushed him…

Keynote speaker: looking back on a big life and business lessons

It’s always a thrill to be invited as a keynote speaker, and for me, that invitation from the Women’s Network of Australia was no exception. Janelle Bostock, the CEO, wanted me up in Brisbane to address their boardroom lunch in November, 2018, and this is what I talked about. Some life on the tools, some…

Chef stress and burn out: solutions

Chef stress and burnout? Here’s an article by Rachael Smith, who writes for the Restaurant and Caterers’ Association Magazine. Rachael interviewed me last year, and led the piece with my concerns for the industry and why I was setting up the Hotplate website.  Hope you enjoy.   A good article that nails a lot of…

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