Mr McCracken anders

A New Face at Mr McCracken!

If you haven’t already, meet our new (and wonderful) venue manager, Anders!

​Cutting his teeth in Adelaide nightclubs, Anders’ aptitude for hospitality quickly grew into a passion. Using his bartending skills as a vehicle for travel, Anders’ experience has taken him Australia-wide, from the warm waters of Queensland resorts to the snowy apres-ski adventures of Victoria’s high country.

Now, after years of refining his craft, Anders has found his stride at the helm of Essendon’s Mr McCracken.

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Essendon Airport Aerial 1954 Supplied By Civil Aviation Historical Society

100 Years of Essendon Fields Airport

On Wednesday, 11th August 2021, our very own Essendon Fields Airport turns 100!

We are so grateful to be surrounded by such an amazing community in Essendon Fields and even more to be in the midst of one of the world’s oldest airports! We may only have been a part of the community since 2017, but we have been so welcomed by everyone that it feels like it’s been a lifetime.

The Essendon Fields Airport was first approved by the Minister for Defence in 1921 which when the development of Melbourne’s Essendon Aerodrome begun!

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Mount Zero Hero – Adam Baughan

Each month Mount Zero Olives feature a new Victorian-based chef on their blog, Mount Zero Hero, where they discuss their passion for cooking in general, and how they love to incorporate Mount Zero Olives products into their resident kitchen. And lucky for us, this month our amazing head chef, Adam Baughan, was chosen!

Adam opened up about what he loves most about working at Mr McCracken:

“I really like to work in a team,” says Adam,

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