Ben McRae

Executive Chef
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Embark on a culinary journey with Chef Ben McRae, a distinguished Personal Chef Location Adelaide Australia. Chef Ben is renowned for his mastery in Cuisine South East Asian, Cuisine Thai, and Cuisine Asian Fusion.

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  • Location: Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
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  • Member since: Sep-2023
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Chef Ben McRae boasts over 23 years of culinary expertise, having honed his skills in some of the most prestigious kitchens around the world. With a solid foundation in French techniques, Chef Ben has developed a unique culinary identity by integrating modern Asian flavours into his dishes. His illustrious career includes stints at top restaurants and hotels, as well as serving as a Private Chef Location Adelaide Australia for VVIP families, where he consistently delivered excellence in fine dining.

Chef Ben’s culinary journey began in the bustling kitchens of various renowned establishments, where he quickly rose through the ranks due to his dedication and innovative approach. His passion for blending French techniques with the vibrant flavours of Cuisine South East Asian, Cuisine Thai, and Cuisine Asian Fusion has earned him a reputation as a culinary innovator. Now, as a personal chef in Adelaide, he is committed to elevating the local culinary scene with his meticulous approach to crafting extraordinary dishes.

Beyond his professional achievements, Chef Ben’s roots in Adelaide run deep. His goal is to provide personalized, unforgettable dining experiences for the discerning residents of Adelaide. By incorporating local flavours and personal touches into every dish, he creates an immersive culinary experience that reflects his deep connection to the region. As a Private Chef Location Adelaide Australia, Chef Ben aims to exceed customer expectations and bring joy to every dining occasion.


Chef Ben McRae's favourite dishes are a testament to his expertise in Cuisine South East Asian, Cuisine Thai, and Cuisine Asian Fusion. Each dish is a reflection of his commitment to using local produce and his passion for culinary innovation. One of his signature dishes is a vibrant Thai Green Curry, featuring tender chicken simmered in a fragrant coconut milk base, infused with fresh Thai basil, lemongrass, and kaffir lime leaves. The dish is complemented by a side of jasmine rice and a garnish of crispy shallots, creating a harmonious blend of flavours and textures that is both comforting and exhilarating. Another favourite is his Asian Fusion-inspired Salmon Tataki. This dish showcases seared salmon slices drizzled with a tangy ponzu sauce, garnished with daikon radish, pickled ginger, and a sprinkle of sesame seeds. The fusion of traditional Japanese techniques with modern flavours exemplifies Chef Ben's innovative approach to Cuisine Asian Fusion. Chef Ben also takes pride in his rendition of Vietnamese Pho, a deeply aromatic broth filled with rice noodles, tender beef slices, and an array of fresh herbs. This dish, with its rich and complex flavours, is a nod to his appreciation for traditional Southeast Asian cuisine. These dishes, along with many others, highlight Chef Ben McRae's dedication to creating memorable dining experiences as a Personal Chef Location Adelaide Australia. His ability to blend classic techniques with contemporary flavours ensures that each meal is a culinary adventure.


  • Asian Fusion
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Singaporean
  • Vietnamese