Introducing the stars of our brand new foodie channel.
By
SBS Staff

16 Nov 2015 - 3:32 PM  UPDATED 17 Nov 2015 - 9:50 AM

CURTIS STONE 

No stranger to Aussie screens, Curtis is an internationally known chef, TV host, New York Times best-selling author and chef-owner of award winning restaurant Maude in Beverly Hills.

Like many of our Food Network talent, he first found his passion for food at a young age – it all started while watching his nan make her legendary Yorkshire fudge. Catch Curtis in Kitchen Inferno, 6.30pm Saturdays and Beach Eats USA, coming in January 2016.

 

RACHAEL RAY

A self-proclaimed burger fanatic, Rachael Ray grew up in the food business and has built a successful career as an iconic television personality, bestselling author and editor-in-chief of her own lifestyle magazine, Rachael Ray Everyday.

Her hugely successful syndicated daytime program, Rachael Ray has won three daytime Emmys and she has been credited with getting America back in the kitchen thanks to her easy approach to cooking. Catch Rachael Ray’s 30 Minute Meals 3.30pm every day.

 

REZA MAHAMMAD

Reza Mahammad is the hugely popular chef and owner of his family restaurant in London, The Star of India, which he’s been running since the tender age of 16.

In the colourful new series Reza: Spice Prince of Vietnam (weeknights 8pm), Reza discovers regional cuisine, ingredients and spices that inspire him to make his own Vietnamese-style dishes, all delivered in his flamboyant and humorous style.

 

INA GARTEN

Ina Garten welcomes us into her home for delicious food, dazzling ideas and simple, fun entertaining in Barefoot Contessa: Back To Basics airing 5pm every day.

A former White House nuclear policy analyst, Ina has a reputation for designing recipes with an emphasis on fresh ingredients and time-saving tips. Her fans include Martha Stewart and Oprah Winfrey, while Taylor Swift swears by Ina’s cookbooks.

 

GUY FIERI

A colourful culinary rock star with Italian roots, Guy Fieri opened up his first food business at the age of 10, operating his own pretzel cart. After college he worked in restaurants until in 2006 he kick started his television career by winning Next Food Network Star. Catch him on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives every night at 9.30pm and also on Guy’s Grocery Games 5.30pm Monday to Saturday.

 

GIADA DE LAURENTIIS

Emmy Award-winning Giada De Laurentiis grew up in a large Italian family in Rome where the culture of food was a staple. Giada has an impressive background of culinary training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and opened the first female-run restaurant on the Las Vegas strip. These days she’s wooing audiences in Giada At Home, 4pm every day.

 

ANTHONY BOURDAIN

He’s tough, he’s cool, he’s been to hell and back, and for the past 10 years he’s been travelling around the world. Once a humble dishwasher, Anthony Bourdain has built a successful career as a chef, writer and television personality.

Bourdain's no-nonsense attitude, sarcasm and ‘tell it like it is’ style has garnered him a large cult following. Catch him on Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Required, coming in December.

 

SIBAHLE MTONHANA

A young and dynamic food enthusiast, Sibahle Mtongana has brought style and charisma to South African food television. A former food editor, stylist and part-time model, Siba gives viewers a unique insight into her treasured childhood dishes as she injects them with an international twist.

Keep your eyes peeled for Christmas special Siba’s Festive Table, premiering 8pm Tuesday 15 December.