Throughout his career, Peter has not only established and headed several successful restaurants, but has also been engaged by many highly regarded establishments for all manner of restaurant, food and beverage consulting.

Peter is well known for establishing Sydney’s iconic Flying Fish Restaurant & Bar which he opened in 2004, and successfully led the kitchen team as Executive Chef for 8 years.

In 2008, Peter’s love of the Pacific and passion for seafood led to the opening and continued success of Flying Fish Fiji, which was Fiji’s premier dining destination for over 10 years.

In 2013, Peter opened Noosa Beach House on vibrant Hastings Street. With stunning produce and seafood from the Sunshine Coast, the menu was infused with his signature Sri Lankan spice flavours.

After 8 successful years as an award-winning Noosa favourite, Peter moved on to create a new multi-faceted food & beverage venue for Parkridge Resort, Noosa Heads in 2021. Alba Noosa, became famous for its restaurant, events and state-of-the-art Cooking School featuring Peter’s signature style and brand. The collaboration was finalised in 2024 with an Australian Good Food Guide ‘Chef’s Hat’ and Alba Noosa continuing as an event venue.

Peter has also consulted on many projects from hotel openings and restaurant design, through to food and beverage operations. Some of these are listed below in the Completed projects section.


Pop-Up Collaborations


Peter Kuruvita bespoke dinner events and pop-up collaborations have been featured at 5-star establishments around the world with great success. Peter is an expert at seamlessly integrating with the onsite Executive Chef and kitchen team.

Private Chef


Have Peter cook for you in the privacy of your own home and create a signature experience for your guests. If you are holidaying or entertaining on the Sunshine Coast, this is an opportunity to create a truly memorable experience.



Throughout his career, Peter has been engaged by many highly regarded establishments for all manner of Food & Beverage operational guidance from branding and openings to troubleshooting and maintenance.