Mark Gregory is the first New Zealand chef awarded the “Master of Culinary Arts” by the Royal Academy and the French “Meilleur Ouvrier” ( Master Craftsman ) status, after enjoying a career spanning two decades in top European kitchens, television and books. Following 19 year working in Europe Mark returned home to New Zealand with his family in 2007.
His daughter Analiese also a chef spending four year as head chef to Peter Gilmore at Quay restaurant in Sydney which is listed in San Pellegrino Worlds “Top 50 Restaurants”
Today Mark, designs for his Chefs wear brand Le Chef, is a director of Denny’s, Eveve Software, RestaurantHub. Consults for leading New Zealand companies incl Lion, Cookie Time and Kenwood Delonghi as well as founding trustee of DineAid, the charity for the NZ restaurant industry.