Chef

Darren Purchese

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Age 49
Birthday February 31975
Birth Sign Aquarius
City Guildford
Country England
Profession Chef

Darren Purchese is a famous Chef, born on February 3, 1975 in United Kingdom. As of December 2022, Darren Purchese’s net worth is $5 Million. He made a cameo in a 2015 episode of the long running soap opera Neighbours.

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Darren Purchese Biography

Pastry chef and author most well known for his regular appearances on MasterChef Australia and MasterChef Australia All-Stars. He is well recognized as a presenter for The Circle and for his 2012 book Sweet Studio – The Art of Divine Desserts. He also owns the Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio in Melbourne, Australia. Darren Purchese (born 3 February 1975) is a British pastry chef, author and television personality. He is the creator of the popular cake and dessert business, Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio, in Melbourne, Australia. Darren is a regular guest chef on Network 10’s Masterchef Australia..

He married Cath Claringbold and eventually settled in Melbourne, Australia.

In 1997, Purchese joined the pastry department at the Savoy Hotel and worked under pastry chef William Curley in the main pastry department, the bakery and in the River Restaurant. He worked his way to the position of senior pastry chef before moving to the Goring Hotel in 2000 as head pastry chef. In 2002, he moved to Raffles Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair as pastry chef of ‘1837’ restaurant where he stayed until 2003. He then moved to the Bentley Hotel in Knightsbridge as executive pastry chef. It was during his time at the Bentley Hotel that he received an Acorn Award from the magazine, Caterer and Hotelkeeper awarded to the most promising persons under the age of 30 in the UK hospitality industry.

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In 2004 while working in London, Purchese was invited to present as a guest chef at The Brisbane Masterclass Weekend in Queensland, Australia. It was here that Purchese met his future wife Cath Claringbold, a Melbourne chef and restaurateur. Purchese returned to Australia, this time to Melbourne, in 2005 and began working for Shannon Bennett at his Vue de monde restaurant as head pastry chef. During Purchese’s time at Vue de monde, the restaurant received ‘3 Chef’s Hats’ in The Age Good Food Guide and Best Restaurant in the Gourmet Traveller Magazine. Purchese also oversaw the pastry department in the newly opened Cafe Vue and Bistro Vue businesses.

Darren Purchese Net Worth

Darren Purchese is one of the richest Chef & listed on most popular Chef. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Darren Purchese‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Chef
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House Living in own house.

He began his career in 1997 as a pastry chef at the Savoy Hotel. He then continued to move up the chain of pastry chefs at the Goring Hotel, Brown’s Hotel, and Bentley Hotel.

In 2004 while working in London, Purchese was invited to present as a guest chef at The Brisbane Masterclass Weekend in Queensland, Australia. It was here that Purchese met his future wife Cath Claringbold, a Melbourne chef and restaurateur. Purchese returned to Australia, this time to Melbourne, in 2005 and began working for Shannon Bennett at his Vue de monde restaurant as head pastry chef. During Purchese’s time at Vue de monde, the restaurant received ‘3 Chef’s Hats’ in The Age Good Food Guide and Best Restaurant in the Gourmet Traveller Magazine. Purchese also oversaw the pastry department in the newly opened Cafe Vue and Bistro Vue businesses.

Purchese regularly appears as a guest chef at many Australian food events and festivals, he has presented two Masterclasses at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival in 2010 and 2012. Purchese presented a Masterclass at the World Chef Showcase at the 2012 Crave Sydney food festival alongside illustrious chefs such as Antonio Carluccio, Jordi Roca, Christina Tosi, Massimo Bottura and Jason Atherton.

In April 2011 Purchese opened his first business, Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio on Melbourne’s shopping, dining and entertainment precinct Chapel Street. Sweet Studio is primarily a retail space producing cakes and desserts of various flavours and sizes.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Chef. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United Kingdom. Darren Purchese celebrates birthday on February 3 of every year.

Darren was also a regular chef presenter on Network Ten’s The Circle and Scope. He has appeared on numerous travel and lifestyle programs on SBS, Nine Network Seven and the ABC. Darren also appeared in a cameo role in the television series Neighbours in 2015.

Is Darren Purchese married?

Darren Purchese
OccupationPastry chef business owner television personality
Years active1995 – present
Spouse(s)Cath Claringbold
Websitewww.darrenpurchese.com

Where was Darren Purchese born?

Guildford, United Kingdom

Who won Masterchef Australia 2021?

Nick Bond from News.com.au Riewoldt took on Tilly Ramsay, TV presenter and daughter to chef Gordon, and fashion designer Collette Dinnigan in a head-to-head grand finale on Monday night. And it was Riewoldt who took home the win after a tough final challenge that tested all three contestants.

Who came second in MasterChef Australia 2021?

MasterChef Australia
WinnerJustin Narayan
Runner-upPete Campbell
Country of originAustralia
No. of episodes61

What’s Justin MasterChef doing now?

After MasterChef They also started to offer a transition house for women abused from human trafficking. He is currently creating digital content for his social media page. He comes up with new recipes every week and shares them with his followers.

You may read full biography about Darren Purchese from Wikipedia.
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