Guide: Where the best chefs eat

July 31, 2014 at 9:53 am

There are only a few chefs who have really set the bar in the food industry. Many of these chefs have well established restaurants in different locations all around the world. Here’s a guide to where the best chefs eat.

Peter Doyle

Chef and founder of est., an award winning, fine dining restaurant located above the establishment in the heart of Sydney. His top 5 recommended places to dine are: Ormeggio, Mille Vini, Eveleigh,Royal Mail Hotel on Spencer and Tetsuya’s.

Luke Mangan

Australian chef, restauranteur and television presenter, Luke Mangan, currently owns and operates glass brasserie, Hilton Sydney: Salt grill, Hilton Surfers Paradise: Salt grill, Jakarta: Salt tapas, Bali: Salt grill and Salt tapas & bar, Singapore: Salt and the adjoining World Wine Bar, Tokyo: Salt grill onboard three P&O cruise liners and Mojo wine bar, Sydney. His top 5 recommended places to dine are: Bernasconi’s, China Doll, Esquina, Golden Century, Happy Chef Seafood & Noodles Restaurant

Tetsuya Wakuda

Japanese-born Australian chef based in Sydney and founder of Tetsuya’s – located on Kent St, Sydney. His top 5 recommended places to dine are: Icebergs Dining Room and Bar, Kikunoi, Ristorante Buon Ricordo, Kodaji Wakuden, Pilu at Freshwater, Cafe Morso

Robert Marchetti

Chef and founder of Robert Marchetti, an Italian restaurant based in North Bondi. His top 5 recommended places to dine are:  The Baxter Inn, Din Tai Fung, Chiswick Restaurant, Sonoma, Wasabi.

Justin North

Celebrity chef, author and owner of Becasse up until 2012. His top 5 recommended places to dine are:  The Bathers Pavilion, Byron At Byron, Ginger & Spice, Ishikawa, Spice I Am 

Peter Gilmore

Executive chef of Quay since 2001. His top 5 recommended places to dine are: Armchair Collective, Attica, Golden Century Seafood Restaurant, Mamak, Mugaritz

Anthony Lui

Head chef and partner in Melbourne’s legendary Cantonese, Flower Drum, since 2003. His top 5 rcommended places to dine are: Flower Drum, Lupino, Rockpool, Supper Inn, China T.

Ben Shewry

NZ born chef and owner of Attica. Hist top 5 recommended places to dine are: Golden Fields, Momofuku Seiobo, Nahm, Noma, Quay

Heston Blumenthal

English chef and owner of The Fat Duck in Berkshire. His top 5 recommended places to dine are: Beigal Bake, Maliks Tandoori, Restaurant Sat Bains, Riva, Tsukiji Market.

Rene Redzepi

Albanian-Dane chef and owner of Noma located in Denmark and opened in 2004. His top 5 recommended places to dine are: Le Chateaubriane, The Coffee Collective, Manfreds & Vin, Relae, Schonnemann.

Ferran Adria

World-famous chef and the man behind the legendary El Bulli, now runs the elBulli Foundation. His top 5 recommended places to dine are: Bar Pinoxto, Bras,Dos Palillos Barcelona, Rias de Galicia.

Scott Conant

Chef and owner of Scott Conant in Miami and Scarpetta in New York. His top 5 recommended places to dine are: Aldia, Blue Hill at  Stone Barns, Daniel, Estia’s Little Kitchen, Jean Georges.