Age: 33 Lives: QLD Signature dish: Café Del Mare (seafood platter for two)
Jason is a high school teacher who specialises in senior biology and hospitality. He also coaches AFL sports excellence at school and an under 14’s team outside of school. He’s been involved with professional cookery since the age of 13 and still thinks he has another four lifetimes to go until he knows at least a quarter of what food has to offer. His passion for barbecues is unquestionable. He would love to host a TV show revolving around our greatest Australian asset and while doing so have a heap of fun. Jason believes having your own TV show would be phenomenal, exciting, challenging and would require a huge amount of hard work which he’s more than willing to put in.
I’m Australia’s best BBQ’er because: “I am for real, I don’t pretend to be something that I am not, I know my strengths and weaknesses. I know I can be Australia’s best BBQ’er because of my drive, determination and ability to challenge the barbecue’s status quo and comfort zones. If you could see what is left of my BBQ then you would understand that it has done things that barbecues just weren’t meant to do…”