Kylie Kwong is more than the proprietor and restaurateur of the celebrated Billy Kwong restaurant in inner-city Sydney; she is the nation's most loved Australian-Chinese chef, TV presenter and author.
Kylie is a passionate advocate of sustainable food and ethical eating. To honour the integrity of food produced in this way, her style of cooking is all about emphasising simplicity, fresh ingredients and clean flavours. Her restaurant uses locally grown, organic and biodynamic produce with a major focus on Australian native bush foods.
A long-time supporter of the Slow Food movement, Kylie runs a stall at Eveleigh Farmers' Market in Sydney and helps nurture the next generation of cooks through the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation. She has also developed a range of fair trade tableware in conjunction with Oxfam.
Kylie is the author of six award winning books: Kylie Kwong's Simple Chinese Cooking Class, It Tastes Better, My China, Simple Chinese Cooking, Heart & Soul and Recipes and Stories.
Kylie launched the Kylie Kwong: Heart & Soul cooking show which aired on the ABC, Foxtel's LifeStyle Channel and in the US. Due to its enormous success, Kylie went on to film two more series: Simply Magic and My China: A Feast for all the Senses.
As a notable and celebrated chef, Kylie has been a celebrity guest chef on MasterChef, the MC for His Holiness The Dalai Lama, and a special guest at numerous food and wine festivals, showcasing her outstanding culinary skills.
Out of the kitchen, Kylie is an art enthusiast, environmentalist and proud Australian.
Kylie Kwong travels from AustraliaAustralia
"Friendly team and good follow-up."
Planning Institute of Australia, Queensland Division
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