His working life is about as busy as you can get.
Executive chef, Benjamin Bayly has already experienced an illustrious career by landing senior chef roles at Michelin starred restaurants, The Ledbury & The Square, London; Restaurant Jean-Paul Jennet, France; 3 Hat restaurant The Grove, Auckland, New Zealand. Ben Bayly is currently Executive chef at Baduzzi, creating rustic yet labour-intensive dishes, Baduzzi is an award winning Italian restaurant located on Auckland’s stunning Wynyard quarter. Restaurateur of The Grounds, Waitakeres, Auckland. Your modern family eatery serving premium Kiwi cuisine, gorgeous wine and down-to-earth service. There’s more on the wood burner too…

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Take a look at bestselling cookbooks Ben has contributed to. Given the chance to talk about food, share Ingredients for success, recipes or share fine dining tips, Ben will… there may be a new book cooking right now

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Interested in booking celebrity chef Ben Bayly? Our team can cater for Corporate functions, VIP private venues, Exclusive events, Foodshows, Product Launches, Film & TV Soirees, Wedding parties…  from intimate gatherings to large functions.

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From fine dining to modern family restaurant
Ben Bayly executive chef at highly acclaimed eating establishments, consider booking ahead for a meal your tastebuds will never forget at one of these notable Auckland Restaurants.

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