Luke Nguyen Bio

Restaurateur – Chef – Author – Television Host – Gastronomic Traveler.

In Australia, Luke Nguyen is known as the chef and owner of the award-winning Vietnamese restaurant The Red Lantern, in Sydney, Australia. He's also the author of the best-selling books Secrets of the Red Lantern and The Songs of Sapa.

In 2009, Luke Nguyen and Suzanna Boyd founded the Little Lantern foundation in Hoi An, which gives disadvantaged youths an opportunity to participate in a hospitality training program in Little Lantern’s operating hotel, restaurant and bar.

As the host of Luke Nguyen's Vietnam, Luke travels Vietnam exploring the cultures and culinary delights of the country, from Ho Chi Minh City in the south to the northern city of Sa Pa.

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