Gabriel Gaté
Location: Melbourne
Country: Australia

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I am passionate about food and cooking, I believe that there is so much to learn about food and the tastes and flavours from around the world. Food is also a lifestyle thing, I like to teach and show people how easy it is to prepare healthy food. There is no barrier to cooking. -It does not matter if you are a child of 10 years or a 75 year old grandfather. Through my books and teaching I like to show everyone how easy it is to discover the joys of cooking.                                                                                                                                               

As a chef, cookery writer and a television presenter, I provide many services including product endorsement.


Gabriel Gaté is a chef with an international reputation as a cookery author, television presenter and cookery teacher.

Gabriel was born in the Loire Valley of France in 1955. Whilst his father grew the family fruit and vegetables and made wine from the small family vineyard, his grandmother was an excellent cook and passed on the joys of cooking to her grandson.

Gabriel was born in an old castle (converted into a local hospital of course) and spent his childhood in the home you can see above.

Gabriel served his chef's apprenticeship with Albert Augereau, renowned in the Loire Valley as the best chef of the region. Later, Gabriel worked at the famous Paris fish restaurant, Prunier, and with the Savoy Company at the Berkeley Hotel in London.

The good old days - pick the young Gabriel!

Following his National Service in Baden-Baden in West Germany, Gabriel cooked with the modern French chef, Alain Senderens, at his celebrated Parisian three-star restaurant.

Gabriel came to Australia in 1977 with his Melbourne-born wife, and has since established himself as one of the leading influences on the way Australians cook today.
As one of the most talented modern cookery show presenters, Gabriel's credits include:

·  Fun in the Kitchen (Channel 7)

·  The Good Food Show (ABC)

·  What's Cooking (Channel 9)

He has presented cookery segments on many lifestyle programs including Everybody (ABC) and Body and Soul (Channel 9), and currently does a weekly segment with Bert Newton on Good Morning Australia (Channel 10), for which Gabriel won the World Food Media Silver Award in Adelaide in 1999 for a cooking segment within a television show.

Gabriel is the author of 18 cookbooks. Several have won international awards with sales are over 1 Million copies.

Late in 2002 Gabriel will be celebrating 20 years as a regular contributor on ABC radio.

Gabriel is in constant demand to demonstrate his outstanding skills as a chef and speaker.

Special Awards

In 2001 and 2002: Gabriel was selected by the Victorian Premier's Department as an Ambassador for the Australia Day celebrations.

On 14 July 2000 (Bastille Day) Gabriel was presented with one of France's highest honours, La Croix de Chevalier dans L'Ordre du Merite Agricole, for his contribution to promoting French gastronomy.

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