After 3 decades as an award-winning chef and restaurateur, Peter has diversified his career to encompass the roles of TV presenter, author, industry speaker and restaurant consultant.
Peter is well known for his time at Sydney’s iconic Flying Fish Restaurant & Bar which he opened in 2004, and successfully led the kitchen team as Executive Chef for 8 years before moving on.
Peter’s love of the Pacific & passion for seafood led to the opening of Flying Fish at Sheraton Fiji Resort in 2008, listed on Tripadvisor as one of the Top 10 Restaurants in the Pacific Region.
Flying Fish Tokoriki located at Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island, Fiji followed in 2014.
Peter’s signature style of fresh quality seafood, stunning ambience and beachside locations can also be experienced in Australia in his home town of Noosa at Noosa Beach House.
2016 saw Peter’s restaurant portfolio expand across the Pacific to yet another idyllic beachfront location at The Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Hotel & Bungalows located in the center of the picturesque town of Apia. In July, 2016 Aggie Grey’s by Peter Kuruvita opened its doors.
Peter’s childhood experiences cooking with his Grandmother in the traditional kitchen of his ancestral home in Colombo, Sri Lanka inspired his first cookbook “Serendip – My Sri Lankan Kitchen”.
His next cookbook “My Feast with Peter Kuruvita” takes food lovers on a culinary and cultural journey through the island communities of Asia and the South Pacific.
Peter has now presented 4 TV series produced by The Precinct Studios for SBS Television, which air on many networks worldwide.
His shows combine beautiful scenery with sensational local cuisine
“My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita”
“Island Feast with Peter Kuruvita”
“Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita”
“Peter Kuruvita’s Coastal Kitchen“
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