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Beef Australia 2018 – Featuring Iron Chef Hiroyuki Sakai

Posted on May 8th, 2017

Beef Australia 2018 are proud to announce at their Brisbane launch, that Iron Chef Hiroyuki Sakai has been secured for BA2018 in Rockhampton 6-12 May 2018.

Hiroyuki Sakai (坂井 宏行 Sakai Hiroyuki, born April 2, 1942) is a well-known Japanese Chef who specializes in French Cuisine.

Chef Sakai is most famous for being the second, and last, Iron Chef French on the Japanese television show Iron Chef, first appearing at the beginning of 1994 and continued his appearance in shows over nine seasons.

Chef Sakai has the third best winning percentage of the Iron Chefs.

Outside of Iron Chef, Chef Sakai is the owner and head chef of the restaurant La Rochelle, originally in Aoyama and then moved to Shibuya.

The restaurant was named after La Rochelle, a city in France where Sakai had spent some time as an apprentice. “I’m really looking forward to attending Beef Australia, I love cooking with Australian Beef very much!!” Iron Chef Sakai.

“We are delighted to secure The Iron Chef to Beef Australia 2018. Chef Sakai is well known around the World and we look forward to him working his magic on some beautiful Australian beef.” Beef Australia CEO Denis Cox

As well as Chef Sakai, BA2018 has secured their very own homegrown talent Matt Golinski, returning for his 2nd Beef Australia event, Tarek Ibrahim from the Middle East and Sam Burke from MLA.  Alistair Mcleod is also returning to showcase his skills, and Shane Bailey will be coming back on board, as the Celebrity Chef Coordinator, and adding his own flavours to the expo.

Visit www.beefaustralia.com.au for information

Or phone 4922 2989

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Media contact: Sarah Mitchell-Anyon, Marketing and Communication Coordinator, Beef Australia 2018.