Australian chef who became a judge on the show My Kitchen Rules in 2010. He authored seven books between the years 2007 and 2014 and has written for The Australian Women's Weekly, Selector magazine and Home Beautiful. He gained additional fame for his Paleo recipes.
He was a co-founder of the Hugos Restaurant Group in 1996. The group would go on to win numerous accolades, including Best Pizza in the World at the American Pizza Challenge in New York City.
His first television gig was as a presenter on LifeStyle Channel's Home series between 2001 and 2005. He developed a pizza oven with the company Breville and has worked with other brands such as Baccarat, Clark Sinks, Jacob's Creek Reserve Wines and SumoSalads.
He married Nicola Watson in 2011; they have two children named Indii and Chilli. He and his brother, along with David Corsi, opened several restaurants as part of Hugos Restaurant Group.
He was joined by Manu Feildel as a host on My Kitchen Rules.