Peter Kuruvita

About Peter Kuruvita

Chef, restaurateur, author, TV presenter, hotel consultant. Peter Kuruvita has it all going on.

Peter has been a highly regarded member of the Australian food scene for over 30 years. His restaurant, Sydney's iconic Flying Fish, is renowned for its creative modern dishes with a strong seafood focus and stunning setting. More recently opened is Flying Fish Fiji, located literally on the beach, at Denarau Island, Fiji.

Peter spent his childhood in Sri Lanka where he developed his love of food and flavours by spending many happy hours in the kitchen watching his grandmother prepare ancient family recipes. His idyllic memories of this time inspired his cook book, Serendip, a rich collection of Sri Lankan recipes, memories, and a photographical insight into the culture and beauty of the unique island nation.

Peter explored his Sri Lankan heritage in his TV series, My Sri Lanka, where the chef travels the beautiful country exposing traditional cultures and delicious recipes.