Chef Lance Seeto

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Nadi, Fiji Islands – February 21, 2014 An Australian chef has cemented his position as Fiji’s top chef after receiving the country’s top culinary award, the AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Award’s Best Restaurant accolade. His cultural dining experience “1808″ on Castaway Island Fiji is named after the first year the Chinese arrived to the South Pacific islands, bringing story and perspective to his outdoor dining experience with live fire cooking. The menu embraces the techniques and flavours of Fiji’s…

Australian chef Lance Seeto combines culture, life and food into an experience that many envy

Like most expatriate workers that go to Fiji, Australian Lance Seeto has fallen under the spell of the Melanesian culture’s lifestyle of simplicity and contentment; he’s discovered happiness. Now in his fifth year working on the iconic Castaway Island Fiji, Seeto has become more than just a chef for the award winning family resort. Through his adventure television series, Taste of Paradise, that is seen in 13 South Pacific countries; a long anticipated book on his life changing experiences; and…

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Pacific diet is more healthy than Western foods, chef says – Australia Network News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

Host Trevor Cochrane meets Lance Seeto

              A new Australian travel series was recently in Fiji to capture Chef Lance Seeto’s highly acclaimed Fiji Asian fusion cuisine on Castaway Island, Fiji. The television show Explore will be screened on the Nine Network Australia in November 2013 and is expected to reach millions of viewers in its primetime slot. Host Trevor Cochrane and his crew dined on the celebrity chef’s 1808 menu which is based on the South Pacific diet of…

For the past decade I have had the opportunity of working in some of Australia’s top resorts and remote holiday destinations, meeting extraordinary people from all walks of life and working with some of the best produce and ingredients from each region.  But like so many of us, I lived to work and worked to live.  For a resort chef, the grass is always greener at your next assignment, so every 12-18 months I would move on in search of…

“Since arriving on Castaway Island, Fiji in early September 2009 I’ve been developing, testing and sampling the unique world-class foods available here in Fiji and we’ve developed what we believe to be a first for “Fijian” cuisine. We continually source the freshest produce and have developed our menus drawing on Mediterranean, Asian and Fijian influences to best showcase our Modern Fijian Cuisine. It is my strongest belief that as you travel so far to experience this wonderful destination, you should…

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