Partner of Jill Dupleix and restaurant reviewer at The Sydney Morning Herald, the pair combined are Australia’s true food power couple. Their opinion absolutely matters to anyone in food, a food media consultant told The Power Index. He's the tough restaurant critic, she's the recipe and food trend author.
The money man behind many of the country's top restaurants, Bartholomew is a strong financial backer in the Spanish-loving MoVida group (which includes several restaurants in Melbourne and a new bakery opening in Sydney) and helped top Sydney chef Mark Best move into the Melbourne market with Pei Modern.
Aussies spend more time talking about food and watching cooking programs than we do eating. Flavours from all over the world combine to impact our health, political and cultural habits. But who decides what's on Australia's plates? Next week we're kicking off a new list looking at all things food.
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