Darren will divide his time between Sydney and Queensland, where he is executive chef at Bella Veniza Bar and Restaurant in Mooloolaba.
The Best in Australia is what happens when a larrikin Aussie chef, an award-winning Irish chef and one sassy cook pit their wits, skills and wills against each other to find the very best recipes. Cooking together again in their converted church warehouse-style kitchen are top chefs Ben O’Donoghue and Darren Simpson and ex-rock’n’roll singer and super cook Anna Gare.
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Australia’s top chef’s and contestants turn up the heat in a race against the clock to create exquisite culinary cuisine
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Orata all' acqua pazza The fishermen of Naples make this dish - snapper cooked in "crazy water" - using sea water. I use sparkling mineral water.