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Matt Preston

Matt Preston is an award-winning food journalist and best-selling cookbook author. He is also the co-host and judge on one of the most-watched cooking shows in the world, MasterChef Australia.

Matt is senior editor for delicious magazine, and his column for delicious on Sunday is read by four million Australians every week. He’s also senior editor of taste magazine and, one of Australia’s best-read websites with a monthly reach of two million food lovers.

Matt has appeared in ten seasons of MasterChef Australia, one of the most popular shows in the country over that time. He has also starred in Celebrity MasterChef, Junior MasterChef, MasterChef All Stars, and MasterChef: The Professionals.

Matt has published five best-selling cookbooks in Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, the Netherlands and Portugal. His sixth book Yummy Quick Easy Around the World will be launched in Australia this November.

As if this isn’t enough, Matt is also one of Australia’s leading social media influencers, with an international reach of more than 800,000 followers across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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