About Jock Zonfrillo
Chef Jock Zonfrillo is a highly acclaimed Australian-Scottish chef who has gained international recognition for his innovative cooking style and passion for indigenous Australian ingredients. He is the owner and head chef of the restaurant Orana in Adelaide, South Australia, which has been named the best restaurant in Australia multiple times.
Born in Scotland in 1976, Zonfrillo began his culinary career at the age of 16, working in restaurants in Glasgow and London. In 2000, he moved to Australia and began working as the head chef at Restaurant 41 in Sydney, where he gained a reputation for his inventive approach to food.
In 2011, Zonfrillo opened Orana, which is dedicated to showcasing the unique flavors and ingredients of indigenous Australian cuisine. He works closely with indigenous communities to source ingredients and has developed close relationships with many indigenous farmers and suppliers.
Zonfrillo’s cooking style is characterized by a focus on natural flavors and simple presentation, with an emphasis on highlighting the ingredients’ inherent qualities. He is known for his use of native ingredients such as wattleseed, quandong, and muntries, which he combines with European cooking techniques to create unique and flavorful dishes.
Zonfrillo has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades throughout his career, including being named Australia’s Hottest Chef by The Australian newspaper in 2012 and winning the prestigious Basque Culinary World Prize in 2018 for his work with indigenous Australian cuisine.
In addition to his work in the kitchen, Zonfrillo is also a television personality and has appeared on numerous cooking shows, including MasterChef Australia and Chef’s Table. He is also a committed philanthropist and is the founder of the Orana Foundation, which works to preserve and promote indigenous Australian culinary traditions.
Jock Zonfrillo's Family
His father, Ivan, was a barber and his mother, Sarah, was a hairdresser. On 1 January 2017, Zonfrillo married his third wife, Lauren Fried.In February 2018, Fried and Zonfrillo has 2 children also Zonfrillo had two other daughters from his two previous marriages.
Shocking, the unexpected death of MasterChef judge Jock Zonfrillo, it has emerged the celebrity chef in private battled bowel cancer for all most two years. Zonfrillo told to his close friends about his health battle and also received treatment when he was not filming, well there is not a final confirmation of his cause of death even though most of the people says that Bowel Cancer is the cause of his death, Hypetor News.
according to BBC
Jock’s death first surfaced on May 1, 2023. BBC News confirmed that Jock died of unknown circumstances. According to the outlet, the Glasgow, Scotland, native died “suddenly,” though it’s unclear what the cause of death was. Police reportedly found Jock dead in his home in Melbourne, Australia. The cops discovered Jock’s body after they did a welfare check on the host.
Despite how Victoria Police in Melbourne found Jock, the station reportedly isn’t treating his death as a