MasterChefs - Kings of the Kitchen Series offers 13 episodes of exclusive, never-seen-before live footage of the kitchens during a real service of 26 World-class Chefs from London,Paris,Milan,New York, and other cities including interviews.
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YOSHII - Sydney
Mixing foie-gras with sushi is one of Ryuichi Yoshii's ways to bridge the gap between Western Food-Wine marriages. His is the "vice-versa" of East meets West.
VAROULKO - Athens
Lefteris Lazarou - 1 Michelin Star [Masterchef Greece TV Star]
Absolutely fresh fish [just caught] is the start of what goes on the plate at this very awarded and iconic Athens restaurant [with views of the Acropolis!].
ALAIN SENDERENS [previously LUCAS CARTON]
Alain Senderens - 3 Michelin Stars
The "Master of Masters". Alain Ducasse was his protege. Great modern Chefs like Carlo Cracco, Christian Delouvrier and a long list of others have found their epiphany at this Parisien Temple of Gastronomy.
RESTAURANT 48 - Athens
A disciple of Charlie Trotter, Peskias deconstructs classic Greek Cuisine and imbues it with a modern gastronomic patina. The dining room is also an architectural masterpiece.
INTERLUDE - Melbourne
Classically trained in London then trailblazing into the world of Molecular Gastronomy, Wicken's humour is very evident in the spectacular dishes he assembles.
MARQUE - Sydney
A disciple of Alain Passard, Best came to cooking quite late in life but seems to have made up for it with his talent for dishes with a zest of zen.
PIER - Sydney
The King of all things Fish in Australia.
ARIA - Sydney
Following in the footsteps of his close friend Gordon Ramsay, Matt Moran also has his TV show "THE CHOPPING BLOCK" as well as consulting for Singapore Airlines.
LE GAVROCHE - London
Michel Roux [2 Michelin Stars]
The Master's Master.
The brother's Roux have single-handedly been the breeding ground for all the top 2-3 star Michelin Chefs in the UK. Their students include Marco-Pierre White, Phil Howard, Gordon Ramsay....the list goes on and on...
HELENE DARROZE - Paris
Helene Darroze [2 Michelin Stars]
Grand-Daughter of Michelin-starred Jacques Darroze, the belle-Helene has just taken over the kitchens at London's Connaught Hotel - Blimey!
PETRUS @ BERKELEY - London
Marcus Wareing [2 Michelin Stars]
Wareing is Gordon Ramsay's partner in Culinary Crime. A fastidious perfectionism yields sublime examples of current food art.
LASSERRE - Paris
Jean-Louis Nomicos - 2 Michelin Stars
Nomicos is a student of Senderen's Ducase as well as Marchesi and after 8 years at Lassere, has founds his own unique direction.
PETROSSIAN - Paris
Petrossian bought these priceless Caviar pearls to the west after the Bolshevik revolution and simply continue to do so.
PIED-A-TERRE - London
Shane Osborn [2 Michelin Stars]
Ex-Australia Osborn's dishes keeps being confused as modern French by Haute Gallic gastronomes - strewth!
LOUIS 13th - Paris
Manuel Martinez [2 Michelin Stars]
Named after the King who just happened to be ordained on these premises over Two centuries earlier.
MOSIMANNS - London
The "Master's Master". Mosimann is the only chef in the world who can boast 2 royal warrants and clients which include No.10 Downing St as well!
Trained in Switzerland by one of Escoffier's proteges.
SPONDI - Athens
Arnaud Bignon - 2 Michelin Stars
Ex protege of Eric Frechon [Paris' Bristol], Bignon has received the first 2-star rating ever given to a restaurant in Greece. And it's well deserved!
TAXI - Melbourne
Ex -3 star Marco-Pierre White Restaurant executive chef Lambie has embarked on a modern cuisinal course whilst in a Melbourne landmark restaurant.
NOBU - Melbourne
NOBU - Need anything be said? Robert DeNiro's infatuation on a plate.
BECASSE - Sydney
A student of Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir, NZ born North found his epiphanies at Paris' Pierre Gagnaire and then, of all places, at Liam Tomlin's Sydney restaurant.
ALAIN PASSARD - Paris
3 Michelin Stars
GORDON RAMSAY - London
3 Michelin Stars
Before Gordon became a TV celebrity, he was quite a good chef...
DOMINIQUE BOUCHET - Paris
Dominique Bouchet [12 Michelin Stars]
A student and part of the team which elevated Robuchon's Jamin to legendary status, Bouchet brings 3 stars to every establishment he has ever worked in from the Hotel Crillon to the Tour D'Argent and now his first-ever private restaurant in Paris.
JOIA - Milan
Pietro Leeman [2 Michelin Stars]
A student of Gualtieri Marchese and disciple of the legendary Freddy Girardet, Swiss-Italian born Pietro Leeman also spent a number of years in Japan which informs his "vegetarian" haute cuisine.
VUE DE MONDE - Melbourne
Already a Melbourne institution, Bennett studied many years under London masters before applying his craft.
BENNELONG @ SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
A disciple of the legendary Joel Robuchon [he even completed 3 stages at Jamin!], Brahimi brings his Parisien technique to an Architectural Icon - The Sydney Opera House.