It is sad news from Jenolan Caves - James Brady, Hospitality Operations Manager has recently resigned and is leaving the Jenolan team. James started at Jenolan in 2008, initially as Food and Beverage Manager, before taking on responsibility for management of the entire Jenolan Caves House in 2010.
James will be remembered for the boundless energy and enthusiasm with which he approached his work at Jenolan Caves. He was committed to the ideal of returning Caves House to its 'former glory days', and worked always towards this end. It is a testament to his hard work that so great a turnaround in the standard of service and presentation has indeed been achieved during his time at the helm. James was always particularly attached to raising the standard within the Chisolm's Grand Dining Room, and for the last two years this restaurant has won Gold at the Blue Mountains Lithgow and Oberon Tourism Awards of Excellence. The number of themed historical dinners and the now annual Truffle Dinner further serve to showcase James' achievements and the high standard that he has attained.
James will also be remembered as a constant innovator, and an innovator certainly not restricted to his own department. The creation of the 'Cave Wine Cellar' in 2008 was an early indication of James' ability to dream big, but then to see these dreams realised. The 'Klingon Language Cave Tour' in 2010 was also largely the product of James' fertile imagination and desire to push boundaries and try new things.
James has clearly made a lasting impression and his legacy will remain at Jenolan for a long time to come. We wish him all the very best with his future endeavours.