Tetsuya Wakuda

Genre: Food, Gourmet, Wine

Country of Origin: Australia

Tetsuya Wakuda is a Japanese-born Australian chef based in Sydney, Australia. He is widely recognised as one of Australia’s most original, creative and successful culinary talents. His eponymous restaurant, Tetsuya's, is celebrated both nationally and internationally. Charlie Trotter has said of Tetsuya - "Tetsuya is part of an elite group of international chefs that has influenced other chefs through their personal styles and unique approaches to food. His culinary philosophy centres on pure, clean flavours that are decisive, yet completely refined. His amazing technique, Asian heritage, sincere humility, worldwide travels and insatiable curiosity combine to create incredible, soulful dishes that exude passion in every bite." He also appeared as the leading judge in the final episode of the second season of Junior MasterChef Australia. - Wikipedia