Chris Badenoch

Melbourne Cook, author, beer appreciator

Chris Badenoch has long been a passionate home cook and brought his 'nose to tail' style of cooking to a greater audience on MasterChef Australia, where he was best known as the hat-wearing beer merchant whose perfect roast pigs head both fascinated and polarised the nation. After a successful career as a graphic artist, Chris gave it up to start a career celebrating his two passions, beer and food. Chris divides his time between beer tastings, cooking demonstrations and recipe development, where he hopes to bring a greater understanding of the nose to tail ethos to the country.