Al Brown

Al is the author of Go Fish: Recipes and Stories from the New Zealand Coast and Stoked: Cooking with Fire. Go Fish won both People’s Choice and Best Illustrated Book at the 2010 New Zealand Post Book Awards, and Best Single Subject at the International Association of Culinary Professionals Awards in the USA. His latest […]

Michael Van de Elzen (NZ)

Michael Van de Elzen is one of New Zealand’s most loved chefs having starred on a number of television shows, most recently TVNZ’s Kiwi Living.  He started a career in the food industry at the tender age of 14, working in some of Auckland’s and London’s landmark restaurants, while owning several of his own over the […]

Laura Romeo (AUS)

Since joining the Weber in 2016 as the Recipe and Content Developer for Australia and New Zealand, Laura has crafted over 150 recipes in her time with the brand. She is now the face of Australia and New Zealand’s Weber Social and video content. She has built a high profile amongst barbecue and cooking fans […]

Paul Patterson (FR)

Paul Patterson of New Zealand has 17 years of cooking experience around the world and now the executive chef of Rosies Smokehouse in Paris, France. Paul teamed up with Mitch Benjamin from Meat Mitch BBQ and quickly learned to perfect his BBQ craft. The two of them travelled together to the Memphis in May World […]

Meat Mitch (USA)

Mitch Benjamin is the founder of the Meat Mitch brand, known throughout the world in the barbecue community. He has created competition sauces, rubs, and meats that are consistently among the most award-winning and decorated in the country. In 2019 the Meat Mitch competition team won at the most prestigious American Royal BBQ Sauce World […]

Paula Labaki (BRZ)

Paula Labaki was born at the country region of Bocaina/São Paulo in Brazil, in a centenary coffee and cattle farm where she lived until her sixteenth’s. She learnt the traditional cooking techniques in a natural and healthy way. Today she makes authorial cuisine with a lot of property, using several acquired techniques and others that […]