Turkish chef and social media star who first gained attention in 2018 as a contestant on MasterChef Turkey. He has 130,000 followers on Instagram.
He studied at Avni Akyol Anatolian Fine Arts High School. He went on to begin sculpture studies at Bodrum Ciftun Kocaman University.
He has multiple tattoos, including a large tribal tattoo that covers his entire left shoulder and chest.
On March 25, 2017, he uploaded a photo of himself as a baby with his mother.
Mehmet Yalcinkaya is one of the 2018 MasterChef Turkey judges.