Chef, Restaurateur, TV presenter, Author, Consultant, Surfer, Fisherman and Family Man.



 

TV / Media

BOOKS

Serendip – My Sri Lankan Kitchen

Memories of a an idyllic childhood spent in Sri Lanka, inspired his first cook book “Serendip – My Sri Lankan Kitchen”. The book takes food lovers on a journey through the kitchen experiences of his childhood with traditional recipes and stunning photography.

My Feast

These popular TV series inspired his next cook book “My Feast with Peter Kuruvita” and takes food lovers on a culinary and cultural journey through the islands communities of Asia and the South Pacific. Released November 2012.

TELEVISION

My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita

Peter’s first TV series “My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita” combines breath-taking scenery with spectacular spicy fare as Peter travels across the country, experiencing the wealth of Sri Lanka’s beauty, culture and culinary diversity.

My Sri Lanka with Peter Kuruvita

“My Sri Lanka” was nominated for the ‘The Rockies’ Banff World Media Awards 2012’ and Peter nominated for an Australian ‘Logies 2012 Award’ in the “Best New Male Talent” category. The series is now airing in the UK, Asia, Africa, Europe, Middle East and the Pacific.

Island Feast with Peter Kuruvita

Island Feast with Peter Kuruvita

In 2012, Peter’s next series “Island Feast with Peter Kuruvita” combined beautiful locations and scenery with sensational local cuisine through the islands of Indonesia, Vanuatu, Philippines and Cook Islands.

Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita

Peter’s 3rd 10-part series, “Mexican Fiesta” aired in 2015 on SBS television in Australia and saw him travelling the length and breadth of Mexico, looking deeply into the ingredients, dishes and culture of that exciting and sometimes misunderstood country.

Peter mexico truck

Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita

Peter Kuruvita’s Coastal Kitchen

Produced by The Precinct Studios it will feature Noosa, Gympie, Hinterlands of Maleny and Kenilworth, Mooloolaba, the Glasshouse Mountains and Kin Kin.

“Tropical and coastal like my usual playground of Sri Lanka and the Pacific, the range of produce is diverse and the producers are passionate about the environment and sustainability. From the pristine coast line to the fertile hinterland, come with me on a journey of discovery through some of Queensland’s most picturesque locations and diverse food regions.” – Peter Kuruvita

Peter Kuruvitas Coastal Kitchen

Peter Kuruvita’s Coastal Kitchen

The Chef and the Teamaker

In July 2008, to celebrate the 21st Anniversary of Dilmah, Peter led a team of eight celebrated chefs and restaurateurs from prestigious Australian establishments to Sri Lanka to film “The Chef & the Tea Maker”. Peter was responsible for putting together the team of culinary experts for a unique journey into the culinary art of tea.

Chefs and the Tea Maker

Feasting with My Father

This trailer is for a show that I would love to make someday. It is a tribute to my late father and the impact he had on my life.

Feasting with My Father