Michael Van de Elzen
Michael Van de Elzen is one of New Zealand's best known chefs. After a period working as a chef in the UK, New Zealand-born Van de Elzen returned to New Zealand in the late 1990s, and in 2003 opened the award-winning restaurant Molten, in Mount Eden, Auckland, with his wife Belinda. He is the author of The Molten Cookbook. He has since sold the restaurant and now works as a consultant.