He's one of Australia's most famous TV stars... but would YOU recognise this ...

Guess who! He's one of Australia's most famous AND controversial TV chefs... but would you recognise him in this throwback photo of himself as a surfer teen?

By Shive Prema For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 02:17 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 02:17 BST, 1 August 2019

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He's the controversial TV judge with a passion for culinary delights.  

After having started cooking at a young age, this Australian celebrity chef has worked with Oprah Winfrey and prepared a four-course banquet for the Danish royal family. 

But before bursting on to the restaurant scene in the '90s, the now 46-year-old was once a fresh-faced teenager with long blonde locks who liked surfing and hang with his mates. 

 

Guess who! He's one of Australia's most famous AND controversial TV chefs... but would you recognise him in this throwback photo of himself as a surfer teen?

Guess who! He's one of Australia's most famous AND controversial TV chefs... but would you recognise him in this throwback photo of himself as a surfer teen? 

A throwback photograph shows the mystery celebrity at the end of high school, smiling in a surf singlet and a hat from his favourite band The Cult.   

The young heartthrob looked very different to the dapper chap he is today, but nonetheless boasted the same confident smile.

So, can you guess who it is?

Did you guess? The young man in the photo is none other than My Kitchen Rules judge Pete Evans. Pictured in 2014

Did you guess? The young man in the photo is none other than My Kitchen Rules judge Pete Evans. Pictured in

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