Viewpoints from Aussie Cuisine

  • International chefs, the stature of René Redzepi, Eric Ripert, Jason Atherton and Heston Blumenthal are not only recognising the development of Modern Australian Cuisine, but placing it amongst the world’s best.

  • The freedom to explore, and cook what and how we want, is clearly an advantage in the pace and discovery of that narrative.

  • Our native ingredients offer up a new and unique culinary alphabet.

  • The decision to hold the World’s 50 Best in Australia was acknowledgment of our emergence on the global stage, with genuine interest in the achievements our local talent such as Dan Hunter and Ben Shewry.

To celebrate Australia’s hosting of the 2017 edition of the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, Tourism Australia asked some of the most prestigious chefs in the world what they believe Australian cuisine is.


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