Masterchef Australia 2013 Alumni Updates
Even though Masterchef Australia 2013 was not as huge as the previous years the contestants from the show still creating careers in food after their time on the show.
Here is what they are up to:
The winner of the latest season of Masterchef already has her winners cookbook out. It is called A Home Grown Table. It is interesting that it was rushed out for Christmas. Julie Goodwin and Adam Liaw were given time to do theirs and were released the following year. She is also opening a restaurant in Melbourne with her partner who is a professional chef.
Lucy Wallrock – has a cookbook coming out in May and it appears to be all about baking.
Dan Churchill – Dan looks like a savvy marketer with his own website which urges you to sign up for secret recipes and like his YouTube page. He has a new cookbook out called The Healthy Cook and also his first cookbook Dude Food is also for sale. He has been seen on TEN’s new breakfast show WAKE UP.
Lynton Tapp – He is working at Pei Modern an upmarket restaurant in Melbourne.
Rishi Desai – He did some pop up restaurants in 2013 and he will be publishing a cookbook early next year. He is also doing cooking demonstrations, but is currently still working in the public service full time.
Andrew Prior – Has started up Queenies Tours which are food tours in Melbourne. It is a good idea.
Pip Sumbak – Is doing private catering if interested email her at email@example.com.
Samira El Khafir – Is on a health kick and is writing for the Good Life Health Clubs. She will be opening a cafe in the Islamic Museum of Australia in February.
Vern Fitzgerald – Appears to have gotten the Umami Project off the ground with a dinner sponsored by the Wine Society in Sydney. He cooked alongside Dan and Nicky. See pics here.
Jules Allen – Is doing the Food Revolution Project to highlight food poverty in Australia and show people how to cook healthy on a budget. She is crowd sourcing to get it on the road and looks like she is a quite a bit short.