Gary Mehigan

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Gary Mehigan
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Born (1967-02-12) 12 February 1967 (age 48)
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] In July 2015, Mehigan began a new TV series called 'Far Flung with Gary Mehigan' where he travelled to various countries in Asia such as India, Vietnam, Laos, Hong Kong and South Korea to learn local cooking techniques and recipes, which he uses as inspiration for a recipe he demonstrates at the end of each episode.

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.

Mehigan trained at The Connaught and Le Souffle in London before moving to Melbourne in 1991.[3] 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.[4]


External links[edit]

Gary Mehigan's Restaurants[edit]