Nu Nu Head Chef Nick Holloway Takes the Stage on “MasterChef Australia”

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MasterChef Australia: Secrets & Surprises” continues to push the boundaries of culinary excellence with its lineup of guest chefs. From the iconic Jamie Oliver to Chris Hemsworth’s personal nutritionist, Sergio Perera, and the gelato king himself, Donato Toce, the all-stars just keep coming! We also witnessed an intense battle last night as three talented contestants took on the Nomad team, including Head Chef Jacqui Challinor.

Tonight, it’s Head Chef Nick Holloway and his team, Mel Schouten and Chris Verinder, from Nu Nu in Palm Cove.

Nick Holloway Enters the “MasterChef” Kitchen

Nick Holloway is the Head Chef and co-owner of Nu Nu Restaurant in Palm Cove. He has made a name for himself with his sensational cuisine and unforgettable dining experiences. Since its inception in 2004, Nu Nu Restaurant has become a national sensation. It’s captivated food lovers with its vibrant flavours and breathtaking tropical backdrop.

He is set to bring his culinary prowess and expertise to the kitchen as he goes head to head with the “MasterChef Australia: Secrets & Surprises” home cooks.

Who Is Nick Holloway?

Nick had a humble journey to culinary stardom. While studying Engineering at Melbourne University, he found himself drawn to the electric energy of the hospitality industry, earning a living by washing dishes. It was during this time that he discovered his true calling, setting him on a path towards mastering the art of cooking.

Inspired by renowned chef Geoff Lindsay’s captivating speech at a chef’s symposium, Nick’s passion for cooking ignited. He embarked on his apprenticeship at Stella, honing his skills and fuelling his creative fire.

His culinary journey took him to the esteemed Blake’s under the guidance of Andrew Blake, before reuniting with Geoff to co-create the acclaimed Pearl Restaurant in Richmond. Four transformative years at Pearl laid the foundation for Nick’s culinary prowess, and set the stage for his next adventure.

In 2004, Nick embraced a life-changing opportunity and embarked on a journey to Cairns, armed with a one-way ticket. It was here that the story of Nu Nu Restaurant began, captivating diners with its tropical-inspired dishes and a true taste of paradise.

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