Frederick Kirby

Frederick’s CV offers extensive hospitality experience within Europe and Australia, having trained and worked at several Michelin Starred Restaurants, along with exclusive 5 Star Hotels in Ireland such as;

The Merion Hotel, Dublin

The Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin

Sheen Falls Lodge, Kenmare

The K Club Golf Resort
(host of the World famous ‘Ryder Cup’)

Upon migrating to Perth, Western Australia in 2005, Frederick commenced work at ‘C’ Restaurant, the ‘Revolving Restaurant in the Sky’:
C Restaurant, Perth

Followed by accepting the role of Executive Chef of RiverBank Estate Winery and then as Executive Chef of Sandalford’s Winery, both in The Swan Valley.
RiverBank Estate, Swan Valley, Perth
Sandalford Winery, Swan Valley, Perth

In early 2012 Frederick visited Denmark, Western Australia with his family and this wonderful visit lead to the Kirby’s making a huge life change and relocating their family and business …

April of 2013 saw Frederick and Jacqueline make the big move to Denmark and announce the opening of ‘Kirby’s at Rickety Gate’ Cooking School.
Fine Dining Restaurant and Wedding Venue located at the stunning Rickety Gate Estate, Denmark.

August of 2017 has seen the closing of our restaurant so that we may focus on the needs of our beautiful autistic, non-verbal son Hamish,
along with offering our services as Caterers for Weddings & Events across the Great Southern.