Shewry, Ben. Origin: the food of Ben Shewry. Murdoch Books: Sydney, Australia 2012. 4to lg HC Pict Bds 304pp.
Ben Shewry is head chef at three-hat Melbourne restaurant Attica, which was awarded Restaurant of the Year in The Age Good Food Guide 2012 and named as number 63 in The S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants.
Ben was raised on an isolated farm on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island. His childhood experiences there, living off the land, have deeply influenced his style of cooking, which shows a profound respect for nature and the environment.
Ben is highly respected by chefs and food writers throughout the world and regularly attends prestigious food festivals and events.
Restaurant Website: www.attica.com.au