Troy began his cooking career in Newcastle at the age of 16, working for a small family owned Italian Restaurant, Pascalles.
He then moved to the Hunter Valley to work for Chef Robert Molines of Robert’s Restaurant.
Troy was awarded the 2005 Brett Graham Scholarship, granting him a trip and work experience a The Ledbury in the UK.
Troy and wife Megan opened Muse Restaurant in 2009 followed by Muse Kitchen in 2011.
2014 saw Troy win the Appetite for Excellence National Young Restaurateur. In 2015 he received the National Next Gen Chef in the annual Delicious Magazine Produce Awards and Muse Restaurant was named in the Australian Newspaper National ‘Hot 50’ Restaurants list.
The restaurants have gained many accolades, including 2 Chef Hats for Muse Restaurant and 1 Chef Hat for Muse Kitchen in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide.