Luke Nguyen

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Luke Nguyen (right)

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.[1] 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.[2] Prime motivation for his French series was exploring the French influence on Vietnamese cuisine.[3] He appeared on MasterChef Australia (season 2) as guest chef. He is a judge on the television series MasterChef Vietnam. His most recent series, the 10 Episode Luke Nguyen's United Kingdom[4] first aired on 14 May 2015 with the London episode in which he tours the city's food markets with his brother Lewis.

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.

Nguyen is scheduled to appear on Season 7 of SBS genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are?

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