Your Host... Tommy Jeffs

A well-known character in the area, Tommy Jeffs originally grew up in nearby Cowra where his family have long been involved in the hospitality industry. Tommy has led a colourful career in the fashion, entertainment and hospitality industries.

Tommy received an award for the “Best Entertainment Restaurant in Australia” and a “Best Seafood” award during his time in Port Macquarie at Tommy’s by The Sea. On returning to the Central West and taking over the Imperial Hotel, Tommy consistently featured in the “Good Food Guide” placing third one year.

Tommy has since moved to Canowindra for a change of pace to take over The Deli Lama - a popular eatery in the main street. The perfect partner to his daytime endeavours, Montrose House has been a labour of love to create a unique place for visitors and locals to celebrate special occasions.

Tommy’s generous nature has seen him involved with fundraising throughout his life. Every community he has been involved in has benefited from his ability to raise considerable amounts of money for youth, the arts, health and cancer projects.