Greg Malouf has inspired a generation of young chefs and transformed the Australian and international restaurant scene with his love for the flavours of the Middle East and North Africa. He was born in Melbourne, Australia of Lebanese parents. After serving his formal apprenticeship in several of Australia’s finest restaurants, he went on to work in France, Italy, Austria and Hong Kong. Drawing on his cultural heritage and European training, Greg has forged a unique style of cooking that combines Middle Eastern tradition with contemporary flair. Greg is in constant demand around Australia and abroad for chef master classes, media interviews and guest-chef appearances in leading hotels of the world. He now lives and cooks at Dubai’s highly acclaimed Clé Dubai restaurant. He is the co-author, with his former wife Lucy Malouf, of the multi-award-winning Arabesque,Moorish, Saha, Turquoise, Saraban, Malouf – New Middle Eastern food and recently published New Feast – Modern Middle Eastern Vegetarian Each has been widely acclaimed and praised for showcasing the traditional ingredients and dishes of the region while also offering a window on Greg’s unique modern Middle Eastern cuisine.