About Pete

Pete Evans is an internationally renowned chef, restaurateur, entrepreneur, key note speaker, author, television presenter and documentary producer. He also has a podcast called HEAL with Pete Evans, exploring nutritional and emotional wellbeing. His passion for food and a healthy lifestyle inspires individuals and families around the world.

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Starting work at the age of 13 in his first commercial kitchen, a love of food saw Pete begin his full time career as chef at the age of 17 and became a restaurateur at the age of 19, opening numerous award-winning restaurants nationally as well as cooking in some of the finest restaurants globally.

Pete’s career spans professional kitchens — where you can find him cooking and consulting on new restaurants and wellness projects menus and concepts — to mainstream media, with numerous television and film appearances. His latest project is the award-winning documentary film The Magic Pill which shows the impact food can have on people’s health, now streaming globally on Netflix.  Pete is releasing his follow up documentary titled The Magic Plant in early 2020 which looks at humans ongoing relationship to the cannabis plant and following that his latest TV documentary series is titled AWAKEN which looks at ancient and modern healing modalities for body, mind, spirit & the planet.

Pete has been co-host and judge of Australia’s number 1 television show My Kitchen Rules for 11 seasons. He has hosted and produced 2 seasons (16 episodes) of The Paleo Way, a television series which sees Pete creating delicious non-inflammatory dishes with special guests from around the globe and interviewing some of the world’s leading experts on health and wellness. Pete also hosts the award-winning PBS series Moveable Feast, now about to begin its 8th season, which sees Pete cooking with leading chefs in the USA and from around the world and learning where to source amazing local produce. Over the past 20 years, Pete has been host of numerous television series including FISH (cooking, fishing and travel), the Lifestyle Channel’s Home show, Postcards from Home, as well as over 400 episodes of daily cooking show Fresh.

As Australia’s number one selling author of healthy cooking and lifestyle books for the last 5 years, Pete is dedicated to educating people about nutritional food and wellness. With around 25 books to his name over the last 13 years, Pete is one of Australia’s most published contemporary Australian chefs. He is also a health coach, with qualifications gained from New York’s internationally recognised Institute of Integrative Nutrition.

Through his passion and commitment to ongoing education, sharing of information and, of course, delicious recipes via free 10 Week Program The Paleo Way (www.thepaleoway.com), Pete has helped over 100,000 people around the world reclaim their health. This initiative is complimented by a range of products that Pete has developed for both human and pet health, including cookware, supplements, ready made meals, coconut water, pet food and a whole lot more.

Pete loves his family, the ocean, surfing, and maintaining his own healthy lifestyle. When he changed his life to a healthy way of living, an abundance of mental, physical, and emotional changes followed. This paved the way for Peteʼs belief that food can be medicine, and that it should be our first port of call for a healthier life.

As an in-demand keynote speaker on healthy eating, wellness and sustainability, he loves to share his knowledge and educate all generations, from parents and children to corporate audiences.

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As a passionate chef, surfer and dad, Pete always embraces a healthy lifestyle.