Who are the top three chefs in Australia?

A look at the top chefs in the country.

1.

Tony Taccone, Melbourne, Melbourne-based chef and former head chef at Le Groupe Le Tricolour, the French-style restaurant chain.

2.

Paul Boulanger, Brisbane, Queensland-based restaurateur and chef-owner of La Maison Rouge.

3.

Anthony Bourdain, New York, the former host of the ABC’s “Parts Unknown” and CNN’s “The Lead.”

4.

Tony Faccone and Son, Melbourne.

5.

Tony Wang, Sydney, the owner of Wong Brothers in Sydney and a member of the Melbourne-born Chinese-Australian family.

6.

Anthony Cheung, Sydney.

7.

Paul Mok, Melbourne’s most famous restaurateur.

8.

Chris Dyer, Sydney’s biggest restaurant chain and a pioneer in Chinese cooking.

9.

Tony Wong, Brisbane.

10.

Lee Leung, Melbourne and founder of Leung Cheung.

11.

James Meehan, Sydney-based entrepreneur and a champion of the Australian cooking scene.

12.

Andrew Fauch, Brisbane-based restaurant magnate and owner of the acclaimed Sydney Restaurant Group.

13.

James Kwon, Brisbane and the author of the upcoming book, “The Kitchen of Dreams: The Secret Life of Sydney’s Most Popular Chinese Restaurant.”

14.

Nick Swardson, Melbourne chef-entrepreneur and co-founder of Sward Kitchen.

15.

Joe Chih, Sydney chef and owner at the acclaimed Bistro Pizzeria.

16.

Tony Liu, Sydney restaurateur who recently launched the Chinese Restaurant Group of China.

17.

Peter Stahl, New South Wales chef and cofounder of the Chinese-owned Bistrow Cafe and Bar.

18.

Michael Mckenzie, chef and founder at New Zealand’s The Chef’s Table.

19.

Tom Lee, Melbourne restaurant owner.

20.

Anthony Maitland, New Zealand-based foodie, author and television host.

21.

James Croucher, Sydney restaurant owner and founder and chef at The Cook and Bar on the Green.

22.

Richard Vannes, former head of the chef at Sydney’s Sarnia, Ontario-based Steakhouse Restaurant.

23.

Mike Lee, New Zealander chef and chef owner at Sarnias famous Ristorante.

24.

David McLeod, Melbourne restaurateur, author, host and chef.

25.

Pauline Pouliot, Australian food and beverage writer and critic.

26.

David Moll, Sydney food and drink writer and author.

27.

Nick Tait, chef at the award-winning French-Italian restaurant, Rizzoli.

28.

Nicky Kneale, Melbourne Australian chef and author of “Dish” and “Tastes Like a New Year.”

29.

Sam Thorne, Melbourne Chinese-American restaurateur in partnership with the Melbourne Restaurant Group and partner of chef Jamie Oliver.

30.

Mark Thomas, Australian-born restaurateur at The Chefs and Diners.

31.

Steve Trumka, American restaurateur with his signature blend of food and politics.

32.

Paul O’Hara, Australian chef, author of The Cookbook and a contributing writer for the Wall Street Journal.

33.

Anthony Leung.

34.

Tom Hulshof, Melbourne based chef, owner of The Chef and Bar and the co-owner and owner and operator of the restaurant chain Leung Brothers.

35.

Sam Smith, New Yorker of the Year.

36.

Kevin Tett, Melbourne food writer, critic and restaurateur whose latest book, The Next Great Australian Restaurant, will be released in 2018.

37.

Stephen Staple, Melbourne writer, columnist and chef, who will be inducted into the Australian Restaurant Hall of Fame in 2020.

38.

Mark Boulger, Sydney hotelier, former chairman of the Victorian Tourism Board and former CEO of Hotel Australia.

39.

Paul Gorman, Brisbane restaurateur of the famous Red Wing in Brisbane.

40.

Andrew Dickson, Australian author and commentator, known for his books, “I Hate You, but You’re the Best.”

41.

Nick McPherson, Australian journalist and host of “The Nick and Sam Show.”

42.

Michael Ainslie, Melbourne author, chef, and food journalist.

43.

James McLeod.

44.

Peter Moll.

45.

Tony Lee.

46.

Robert Hutton, Brisbane chef and writer.

47.

Andrew Smith, Melbourne radio and television personality.

48.

John Gorman.

49. Tony Leung