With a strong classical training under his belt, courtesy of Hermann Schneider at Two Faces in Melbourne and Michael Roux at the 3 Michelin Star Waterside Inn in Berkshire, he opened his first restaurant Salt in Sydney in 1999 receiving rave reviews and numerous awards in record time.
Luke subsequently opened Bistro Lulu in Paddington and Moorish at Bondi before taking on the glass brasserie at Sydney’s Hilton hotel.
Regular TV appearances and newspaper/magazine contributions have given Luke an exceptionally high profile in the industry. He has had three cookbooks published - BLD, Luke Mangan Food and Luke Mangan Classics. He was founder of the Lexus Appetite for Excellence award, is one of twelve ‘Healthy Active” ambassadors highlighting the benefits of a healthy diet and lifestyle for children and is a vocal promoter of Australian produce at home and overseas.
For more information about Luke, visit his website www.lukemangan.com... Read more.