Callum

I love the way food bring friends and family together! I love the creative side of cooking, I find it fun, relaxing and incredibly rewarding to feed those around me.

Place of birth: 

Angaston, South Australia  

Favourite food: 

Oysters

Sporting team: 

Adelaide Crows  

Favourite South Australian restaurant:

Summertown Aristologist for lunch with mates.  

In my spare time I: 

Hit the beach, catch up with friends and family in the Barossa, check out some live music or show off my mad table tennis skills.

Themis

I love how food makes us happy, nourishes our body, defines cultures and brings people of all backgrounds from around the world together.

Place of birth: 

Adelaide

Favourite food: 

Cheese

Sporting team: 

Adelaide Crows  

Favourite South Australian restaurant:

Press* Food and Wine

In my spare time I: 

Go for a run or long walk, wander through a farmer's market, catch up with friends over a glass of wine.

Linda

Coming from an Italian household food has always played a huge part in the most memorable (best and worst) times of my life that has united my family and friends symbolising love, support and togetherness.

Place of birth:  

Adelaide 

Favourite food:  

Olive all’Ascolana (a local dish from Ascoli in Italy where parents come from)

Sporting team:  

Port Power

Favourite South Australian restaurant:  

Ruby Red Flamingo

In my spare time I:  

Love sharing food experiences with friends and family

Stewart

Food is a great way to share time and memories, its emotive and delicious!

Place of birth:  

Adelaide

Favourite food:  

Ramen

Sporting team:  

St Kilda Saints

Favourite South Australian restaurant: 

Africola

In my spare time I:  

Like to sit on my lawn and play with the kids.

Emilee

I love food because food fuels our bodies, satisfies our souls and brings people together. I can’t think of many other things that do that!

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)

Place of birth:

Waikerie, SA

Favourite food:

Cheese

Sporting team:

Port Adelaide FC

Favourite South Australian restaurant:

Harvest Kitchen at Artisans of Barossa

In my spare time I:

Enjoy barre and dance classes

Alice

I love cooking and food because good food gives you the ability to learn, feel good, and connect to other cultures, countries and the people you share your meal with!

Qualifications: 

Certificate II in Kitchen Operation

Place of birth:

Adelaide

Favourite food:

Anything with flaky, buttery pastry!

Sporting team:

Adelaide Crows

Favourite South Australian restaurant:

Skillogalee winery and restaurant

In my spare time I:

Café hop, check out local wineries, tend to my veggie garden, spend time with friends and family and walk my dog.

Ellie

I love the creativity that cooking brings and being on MasterChef in 2011 really allowed me to explore and understand this. Since then I have worked extensively in the food industry. I cook a lot of healthy, delicious and wholesome food. There's nothing better than home cooking!

Qualifications: 

Bachelor of Business

Place of birth: 

Brisbane

Favourite food: 

Laksa

Sporting team: 

Essendon bombers!

Favourite South Australian restaurant:

I'm still exploring, but I love Africola!

In my spare time I: 

Cook, eat & drink! Surprise!

Louise

I love the way food brings everyone together and puts a smile on people's faces.

Birth place:

Adelaide, SA

Favourite food:

Seafood!

Sporting team:

Port Power

Favourite restaurant:

hey Jupiter

In my spare time I:

Am always baking and cooking, as well as going to my Latin ballroom dancing classes

Sophia

For me food is part of life and certainly part of my earliest memories.  I grew up surrounded by cooking. I enjoy food and cooking because it's fun, calming (well for me anyway!) and gives you a chance to be creative and try new things. Another thing I love is seeing my family and friends enjoy the food I cook and being able to share my knowledge and recipes with them.

Qualifications:

Master of Teaching (Secondary), Bachelor Science (Nutrition and Food Science), Certificate III & IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer)

Place of birth:

Adelaide

Favourite food:

I love all food and trying new foods, but I do love paella and steamed baos.

Sporting team:

Adelaide Crows, Liverpool FC

Favourite South Australian restaurant:

Golden Boy

In my spare time I:

Enjoy staying active, going for hikes, going to the beach, cooking and experimenting with new ingredients in the kitchen.

Sotiria

Cooking is something I've grown up doing with my grandparents and my mum and it has given me really beautiful memories, so cooking has a special significance to me. I genuinely enjoy exploring different flavours and the social aspects that are involved with eating out with friends.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Place of birth:
Whyalla

Favourite food:
I love Greek food/cakes the best, probably because of my Greek heritage!

Sporting team:
Not really bothered, go team Aus!

Favourite South Australian restaurant:
Pizzateca

In my spare time I:
Research different countries and create travel plans, as I am eager to explore the world. I enjoy reading novels too.

Annabelle

I love how food makes us feel and nourishes our body and the way a delicious meal can inspire us and sometimes take us back to certain memories or places.

Qualifications:

Bachelor Food and Nutrition Science

Place of birth:

Adelaide

Favourite food:

Anything barbecued over charcoal 

Sporting team:

Crows

Nathan

I have always worked in one way or another with food.  I love the way food brings people together and how people bond while sharing a meal together.

Place of birth: 

Rotorua, New Zealand

Favourite food: 

Too many to mention, but i am a fan of great burgers and lemon curd ice cream!

Sporting team: 

Not much of a sports fan.  Go the blue team!

Favourite South Australian restaurant: 

Melt

In my spare time I: 

Create recipes, play video games, watch movies, find new recipes to cook, find new places to eat.