Show 8: December 1, 2012: Jason Kessler of Food Republic and Bon Appetit Part One

Jason spent his Thanksgiving at the inaugural Margaret River Gourmet Escape in Western Australia. Some of the biggest names in international celebrity chefdom were there including Rene Redzepi of Noma in Copenhagen consistently rated as the number one restaurant in the World and David Chang of the New York-based Momofuku restaurant empire who now has a restaurant in Sydney.

The VIP Opening Night Party was held on the sand at Smith Beach with a backdrop of rolling waves.