Darren Robertson's Profile

Michelin star UK chef Mark Raffan introduced Darren to food. When he was 24 he moved to Australia to work for Tetsuya Wakuda. He stayed at Tetsuya's for eight years during which time he was Head Chef for three years. In 2010 he started The Table Sessions, a ‘guerilla dining'organization that ran pop-up dinners. These dinners won the accolade of Best Event 2011 by Australian Gourmet Pages.

Darren is one of the founding members of the Taste of Young Sydney (TOYS), which celebrated collaboration and experimentation in the kitchen and was awarded the Innovation Award in the SMH Good Food Guide 2010. Darren then went into business with a group of friends at the Three Blue Ducks in Bronte. The Three Blue Ducks has held a SMH chefs hat from 2011-2014 and has also opened Three Blue Ducks in the Victorian snowfields at Falls Creek.

Darren and hsi business partner Mark wrote The Blue Ducks book in 2013 which is now on it's second reprint. He is co host of Channel 10's "Recipe to Riches" and has his own show "Charcoal Kitchen" on Foxtel Life Style Food.