I interviewed John Hughes from MasterChef Australia and the article was published on DiVine this week.
It’s not often a person with a disability appears on commercial television. And it is certainly not often that a person’s disability is overlooked and their skills showcased. I am so impressed his disability came second to his talent on MasterChef. John Hughes, who has cerebral palsy, recently won the admiration of Australia while competing on the popular reality TV show MasterChef. He was most famous for not plating up a dish because he wasn’t proud of it, and then cooked the best crocodile Matt Preston has ever tasted!
You can read the full article at DiVine.
I was super excited that Channel 10 read my article and tweeted the link, saying it was a great article. Getting read by those who matter!
John makes wine and has his own wine label called Riesling Freak. He now hopes to mentor children with disabilities and their families, and work in food and wine media.
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