Gary Mehigan

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Gary Mehigan
Gary Mehigan.jpg
Born (1967-02-12) 12 February 1967 (age 47)
Hayling Island, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Occupation Chef/restaurateur
Known for Masterchef Australia judge

Gary Mehigan (born 12 February 1967) is an English-Australian chef, restaurateur and a judge of the Network Ten series MasterChef Australia.[1]

Mehigan also co-hosts two shows on Australia's Lifestyle Food Channel, Good Chef, Bad Chef, and Boy's Weekend[2] and appeared at the 2011 Good Food & Wine Show.[3]

Mehigan trained at The Connaught and Le Souffle in London before moving to Melbourne in 2001.[4] He has headed the kitchen in some of Melbourne's most prominent restaurants, including Browns, Burnham Beeches Country House and Hotel Sofitel before opening the award-winning Fenix in 2000. His restaurants include Fenix in Richmond, and Maribyrnong Boathouse.

He was selected as one of the entrants to the Who's Who in Australia 2012 edition.[5] He is married to Mandy and has a daughter.


  1. ^ Knox, David (11 January 2009). "Food critic becomes Masterchef host". Retrieved 12 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "Lifestyle Food Channel: Gary Mehigan, Chef". Retrieved 24 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "George Mehigan". Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Good Food Channel: Gary Mehigan, Celebrity Chefs". Retrieved 19 July 2009. 
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External links[edit]

Gary Mehigan's Restaurants[edit]