On Thursday 16th July 2020, Jason’s newest food and cooking column Ford On Food launched in the first edition of the South Burnett Today newspaper.
The fortnightly column features Jason’s personal take on culinary topics and a recipe with a unique blend , humour, kitchen insight and helpful cookery tips.
Burnett Today is an indipendantly-owned weekly, regional newspaper that keeps readers up-to-date with news, sport and community events across the South Burnett and Central and North Burnett regions.
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The first Ford On Food column was published in March 2002.
The food and cooking column remained a popular feature of the South Burnett Times, Tuesday edition for almost 14 years until it was transferred to the papers sister publication the ‘South Burnett Mail’. Chef Jason Ford took an informative and light-hearted approach to his narration of all things gastronomic.
In 2018, Jason’s column returned to the South Burnett Times, and was re-branded ‘Eat Fresh in the South Burnett‘.
The South Burnett Times was a bi-weekly community newspaper, distributed throughout the South Burnett region, of South-East Queensland, Australia., until it was transitioned to a fully digital platform by Newscorp in 2020, during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
In January 2016, Ford On Food by Chef Jason Ford became a full page feature column of the South Burnett Mail.
Each fortnight, Jason shared his life’s experience as a professional chef with an informative and light-hearted narration of all things gastronomic. Each column was accompanied by Jason’s unique hand drawn food illustrations.
The South Burnett Mail provides local news and updates to the diverse region of South Burnett. As the only free fortnightly magazine dedicated to the area, the South Burnett Mail keeps the region informed by showcasing local events, arts and entertainment. It also include a Trades and services section.
In March 2014 Chef Jason Ford’s new weekly food column High Country Kitchen made it’s debut in the High Country Herald newspaper.
The column features Jason’s personal take on culinary topics with a unique blend of hand drawn illustrations, humour, kitchen insight and helpful cookery tips.
The High Country Herald is published every Tuesday and is delivered free to more than 10,000 homes in Highfields, Crows Nest, Goombungee, Meringandan, Murphy’s Creek, Blue Mountain Heights, Hampton, Ravensbourne, Cabarlah, Gowrie Junction, Geham, Cooyar and surrounding districts.
Ford on Food is now ported through the South Burnett’s premier online source of news, classifieds, shopping, tourism guide and local directory southburnett.com.au.
Chef Jason Ford’s entertaining food and cooking articles accompanied by his unique, hand drawn food illustrations are published weekly in the website’s ‘Opinion’ section.
In May 2013, the first Crow’s Kitchen with Chef Jason Ford aired on Crow FM 90.7. The food and cooking segment was broadcast at 9.30am AEST every Saturday Morning.
Crow FM 90.7 is a locally owned and operated radio station which covers all the South Burnett Region and beyond.
Throughout 2015 Chef Jason Ford’s In The Kitchen column featured in Queensland Country Life’s ‘Town & Country’ magazine.
In the dynamic Queensland agribusiness sector, Queensland Country Life is the undisputed market leader in rural newspapers, special publications and digital media.
Affectionately known as the ‘bible of the bush’, Queensland Country Life has been serving primary industries and their supply chain partners with valuable news, information and analysis since 1935.
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Chef Jason Ford was engaged as a restaurant reviewer for the Courier Mail’s Good Life Restaurant Guide 2004, 2005, 2006.
The guide was a 120-page glossy pocket-sized publication packed with reviews of more than 300 of Queensland’s best restaurants. The restaurants featured in the guide where those which had been reviewed for the weekly ‘Good Life’ food magazine, published every Tuesday in the Courier Mail.
Ford on Food with Chef Jason Ford
Eat Fresh in the South Burnett thanks to Anderson’s Fruit Market
Fresh in the South Burnett thanks to Kingaroy Gourmet Butchery
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