Adam’s apprenticeship began at Hilton on the Park in Melbourne. He then worked as a chef at the popular celebrity restaurant, Cosi, in South Yarra. He explored his love for quality food travelling through Europe and Asia, working in restaurants in the Marche region of Italy and in Hong Kong. Returning to Australia, Adam worked as Head Chef under the much awarded and respected Geoff Lindsay at Pearl Restaurant, one of Melbourne’s most highly regarded restaurants.
In June 2009, Adam opened Coda, in Melbourne’s Flinders lane. Within a year the restaurant was awarded One Che’s Hat in The Age Good Food Guide 2010 and 2011.