Luke Nguyen (born 8 September 1978; Hanoi, Vietnam) is a Vietnamese 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 the owner of Red Lantern restaurant in Surry Hills, Sydney, and is the author of a number of cookbooks. He is also the man behind the restaurant, Fat Noodle, situated in the Treasury Hotel & Casino in Brisbane, Queensland. He is a judge on the television series MasterChef Vietnam.