The owners & team at Bucci look forward to welcoming you.

Bucci has a happy family feel thanks to the daily dedication of Shaun and Tanja Malone. Shaun is the Executive Chef and his wife Tanja is GM. They're supported by their Melbourne business partners, Diane and Mike Lisle-Williams, who concentrate on marketing and design, and finance and strategy respectively. 

Shaun Malone, executive chef and co-owner, began life in Brisbane before pursuing his career in other parts of the world.  He returned in 2012 to open Bucci in James Street, Brisbane, after several years in Port Douglas, where he was the head chef at Bucci’s tropical sibling. Back in the 90s, Shaun began as a chef at Il Centro on Eagle Street Pier, followed by a period as sous chef at the River Canteen... 


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