A chef and passionate advocate of farm-to-table cooking, Darren champions sustainability and ethically farmed produce.
Trained in the UK under acclaimed Chef Mark Raffan at the Michelin starred Gravetye Manor, Darren moved to Australia in 2001 honing his skills working at Tetsuya’s rising to the position of Head Chef when the restaurant held three chef hats and was named the 5th best restaurant in the world in 2007.
In 2012 Darren joined his like-minded mates to create Three Blue Ducks. In 2017 he opened ‘Rocker in Nth Bondi, a European style coastal eater which was awarded a Sydney Morning Herald Chefs Hat.
Darren is the co-author of three cookbooks and has appeared on MasterChef, Iron Chef USA, The Great Australian cookbook and most recently a guest judge on MKR.