Mike McEnearney is executive chef and owner of Kitchen by Mike and No.1 Bent Street by Mike. Generosity, simplicity, authenticity and sustainable wholefoods form the core of Mike’s philosophy. Be it his much loved and inspiring canteen Kitchen by Mike, or his restaurant No.1 Bent Street’s warm and modern dining space with an open plan wood fired kitchen and bar, he uses only the best seasonal and locally sourced produce available each day.

Mike’s long held belief that food is medicine saw him pioneer Australia’s first urban physic garden. He holds over 25 years’ experience - heading up some of the world’s finest restaurants in Sydney and London.  Mike currently has two books published, Kitchen by Mike and most recently Real Food by Mike. He is also the creative director and curator of the Carriageworks Farmers Market.