Now a familiar face on television, Ray McVinnie has been a food writer and advisor to Cuisine since 1992.
Ray has always had a passion for food. Even while he studied for his Masters degree majoring in history he cooked part time. He then co-owned and cheffed at a restaurant specialising in French food. After working in several other well-known Auckland restaurants Ray was appointed Executive Chef at Metropole where he stayed for six years.
Apart from his food and travel writing Ray also works as a food consultant, stylist and occasional guest chef for various restaurants and cookschools.