Adam Liaw is a cook, TV presenter and author, best known as the winner of MasterChef Australia 2010. Adam’s triumph on the hit show still remains the #1 most watched non-sporting event in Australian television history.

Adam was born in Malaysia before moving to Australia at a young age. He has lived and worked around the world including China, Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, India and most recently a 7-year stint in Tokyo, Japan.

His eclectic upbringing and life experiences have given Adam a passion for authentic Asian cuisine. Adam’s popularity and intelligent style of cooking has seen him cook and present at such prestigious global events as the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai and 2011 South African Good Food & Wine Show, Johannesburg.

He is cultural ambassador for the 2012 Chinese New Yearcelebrations in Australia, and plans to open his first restaurant – a casual Japanese izakaya – in Sydney in late 2012.

Adam’s latest project is the primetime food/travel program “Destination Flavour”, airing soon in Australia on SBS ONE. He is also the author of the best-selling cookbook “Two Asian Kitchens”, which has received a hugelypositive response from fans, critics and food lovers alike.