Peter Kurivita

Peter Kuruvita

After 3 decades as an award-winning chef and restaurateur, Peter has now 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.

Peter’s love of the Pacific & passion for seafood led to the opening of Flying Fish at Sheraton Fiji Resort, in 2008 in partnership with Starwood Hotel group. The restaurant has recently been voted on Tripadvisor as one of the Top 10 Restaurants in the Pacific Region.

Peter’s signature style of fresh quality seafood, stunning ambience and beachside locations can now be experienced in Australia at his latest restaurant partnership, Noosa Beach House with Sheraton Noosa Resort.

June 2014 will see the opening of Peter’s latest project Flying Fish Tokariki located at Sheraton Tokariki Island, Fiji

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 3 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 as he immerses himself in the cultures of the unique lands he travels through.

“My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita”
“Island Feast with Peter Kuruvita”
“Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita”

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