George Calombaris was voted one of the 'Top 40 chefs of Influence in the World' in 2004 by The Global Food and Wine Magazine, and he continues to live up to this acclaim. He owns seven restaurants in Melbourne – The Press Club, Maha, Hellenic Republic, P M 24, Little Press & Cellar, St Katherine's and Mama Baba – as well as consulting for The Belvedere Club restaurant in Mykonos, Greece.
George is the co-author of Your Place or Mine? and Cook with Us, and author of Greek Cookery from the Hellenic Heart and The Press Club: Modern Greek Cookery. He is also a judge on MasterChef Australia and Junior MasterChef Australia.