Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Peter Gordon - Chef

No mention of kiwi food heroes would be complete without mentioning Peter Gordon and his extensive body of work.

The thing about Peter is that not only is he a great chef but he is also a great cook.

Born in Wanganui - he started the Sugar Club in often grim and grey Wellington (before Courtenay place evolved in a bar/restaurant mecca).

Like Kiri Te Kanawa he spends a lot of time in London - where people can actually afford gourmet food regularly.

However, an entrepreneur he still maintains commercial interests in New Zealand.

He is known for his Asian fusion style cooking - but also cooks a mean hamburger!

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