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|Born||1971 (age 46–47)
|Known for||Television chef, columnist and author|
|Notable work||Where the Heart Is
Karen Martini Cooking at Home
|Television||Better Homes and Gardens|
Karen Martini (born 1971) is an Australian chef, restaurateur, writer and television presenter.
Martini was born in Greensborough, Victoria and is now living in Melbourne who began cooking at a young age. At 15 she undertook work experience including under veteran French-Australian chef Jacques Reymond, before learning classical skills from Tansy Good at her eponymous restaurant in Melbourne. Later during the nineties, Martini held positions at Haskin's and the Kent Hotel, before Melbourne Wine Room in St Kilda's George Hotel. Martini is married to Michael Sapountsis and has a daughter named Stella who was born in 2006.
Television and media
She is best known for her television role as food chef on Better Homes and Gardens and Judge on My Kitchen Rules (TV series). In 2005 Martini was the resident chef on LifeStyle Cafe, a 13-part series on the LifeStyle Channel.
- "Great Australian Chefs - Karen Martini". miettas.com.au. 2003. Retrieved 13 March 2011.