August 11 - 14 2022 Stay & Explore

Manu Feildel

My Kitchen Rules – Sydney

Born into a family of chefs and cooks, Manu Feildel commenced his culinary career in his father’s restaurant at 15 years old.  After completing his training, he headed to London working in The Café Royal and Livebait before moving to Australia. 

In 2004 Manu opened Bilsons at the Radisson Hotel with Tony Bilson, achieving 3 Chef’s Hats in three consecutive years.  He opened his first restaurant L’etoile in Paddington, Sydney in 2009 where he was awarded a Chef’s Hat the same year. 

Manu first appeared on Australian television with Ready Steady Cook (Network TEN) and has become one of the most popular personalities on Australian television as the co-host of My Kitchen Rules, and judge on television shows, Australia’s Got Talent and Plate of Origin.  In 2021 Manu starred in Dancing with the Stars and SAS Australia. 

In 2019 Manu launched his sauce range, The Sauce By Manu and in late 2020 he opened La Botanique in Botany, a warehouse studio he co-designed that includes a fully equipped studio and commercial kitchen. 

Manu is the author of 4 cookbooks - Manu’s French Kitchen, Manu’s French Bistro, French for Everyone and More Please!