About Us

14386796-826416The Maning Reef Cafe  is jointly owned by John Caire and Giovanni Bertelle.

John is a seasoned restaurateur having built and operated his own restaurants since 1977  with JCs Seafood, Oyster Cove Inn, Astor Grill, Ball & Chain, Sandy Bay Wood Fired Pizza, winning multiple gold plates and awards.

Giovanni is an Australian/Italian with such restaurants as La Cucina, Bertelles, Franklin Grill and Aqua Grill behind him.

John & Giovanni have served generations of Tasmanians with Tempura Mushrooms over 20 years at food festivals.

The have combined their talents at The Maning Reef Cafe with the assistance of Kate, Johns daughter.