Shoot the Chef is the annual photography competition open to professional and amateur snappers across Australia. Now in its 15th year, the competition combines the nation's love for food and photography. The only brief is to shoot a chef, or your interpretation of one. Here are this year's winners and a few of the judges' favourites. The finalists will be exhibited as part of Good Food Month in Sydney and Melbourne.
Reynold Poernomo Crowned the dessert king of MasterChef 2015, Reynold Poernomo owns Sydney dessert bar Koi and is a social media sensation (135,000 Instagram followers and rising). His OMG-dessert will wow at your next dinner party.
SOFIA LEVIN Sometimes, food lovers, you just have to take a step back from the table.
Natasha Rudra Actress turned TV cook Silvia Colloca is coming to Canberra for an Italian feast.
How MasterChef 2016 runner-up Matt Sinclair is coping ....
Daisy Dumas Crusty bread, hot chips, fresh noodles, steaming rice...you get the drift.
nola james St Kilda's iconic beachside restaurant, the Stokehouse, will be back and better than ever in a three-stage rollout starting in early October with a casual fish and chip kiosk called Paper Fish; pull up at a picnic table or head for the beach in the warmer months – it'll only be open during daylight savings.
Chris Shanahan A recent change of ownership of Capital Wines saw the closure of its cellar door, the departure from the wine industry of two of Canberra's noted tourism and hospitality entrepreneurs, and the planned opening of a new cellar door by a Hunter winery with a Canberra vineyard.
Natasha Rudra The Winemakers of Rutherglen are bringing their luscious dessert wines and ripe reds to the capital.