Luke Nguyen (born 1978) is a Vietnamese Australian chef, best known as the host of television series Luke Nguyen's Vietnam and Luke Nguyen's France. The series is a food documentary, in which he travels through Vietnam, cooking in the ad hoc manner of the street vendors in the country, usually preparing the dish on the footpaths. He appeared on MasterChef Australia (season 2) as guest chef. He is also the owner of Red Lantern restaurant in Surry Hills, Sydney, and is the author of a number of cookbooks. He is a judge on the television series MasterChef Vietnam. He also committed to a crime scene in Vietnam which is still in the process of investigation.