Our Team

A Commitment to Excellence

We've been hosting weddings at Code's Mill on the Park for over twenty years. Our experienced team has worked together to host over 800 successful weddings and events during that time. As a family run business, our work is personal, and we ultimately measure our success through your satisfaction. Our guests can count on exquisite food, expert coordination, and gracious service. At Code’s Mill on the Park, we extend to you an invitation to relax and enjoy unforgettable events and superb food in an elegant setting.  Meet some of our key team who make it happen.

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Owner and chief of Operations

John founded Code’s Mill on the Park in 1999, after he and his family completely restored Code’s Mill. He is a Landscape Architect and throughout his career has specialized in heritage restoration. John’s legacy and skill has contributed to the revitalization of many of Perth's main street buildings and the recognition of Perth as significant historic community.

John and Rhonda can be found in the kitchen during events helping the staff with food service and making sure everything runs smoothly at the front of house.

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Executive Chef and Owner

J.J. is the executive chef at both Fiddleheads Bar & Grill and Code’s Mill on the Park. Since 1999, he’s been putting his creative spin and culinary expertise into every dish we serve. Educated at New England Culinary Institute, one of North America’s top culinary schools, J.J. brings a seasoned vision that starts with locally sourced produce and the freshest ingredients. His promise is exceptional food and a memorable culinary experience.


'I love great food and I'm inspired that every meal should be a work of art to match the special occasions we host'.

- Executive Chef, J.J. Stewart 



Event Coordinator

Michelle joined Code’s Mill on the Park in 2013 as our Executive Events Coordinator. Michelle oversees the planning of all weddings and manages most of the events. A seasoned event coordinator, Michelle is a welcome addition to any wedding planning team. With her calm and laid back demeanor, she makes couples feel at ease as she walks them through the process of planning their wedding. Behind the scenes, Michelle is like the swan gliding serenely along while under the water madly paddling. With Michelle no detail is left to chance.

Michelle helps coordinate the culinary team, hosts tours, and supervises setups. When she’s not working on an event, Michelle is using her marketing skills and tech savvy to promote Code's Mill.

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