Is he right or left knife-handed? We ask Josh Emett, Michelin star chef at Ostro, a few questions about all things food.
JOSH EMETT, MICHELIN STAR CHEF AT OSTRO
Tell us a food/dish you’d be happy to eat every day?
Hainanese chicken rice.
Knife hand: left or right?
What’s the best part of your job?
The cooking has always been the best part, it is why I got into the industry in the first place, and the eating.
Where did you train?
I trained at Waikato Polytechnic in Hamilton which is now Wintec, it gave me a great foundation to start my career.
What’s a good road trip song?
Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen.
What was the first thing you can remember mastering in the kitchen?
Butchering a chicken and making a decent stock out of it.
If it was your last weekend on earth, what city would you eat in?
Los Angeles, there are quite a few restaurants I love and California has the best produce around.
Did you eat your veges as a kid?
Enjoy one of Josh Emett’s dishes at Relish & Roam: A Britomart Progressive Dinner. On Thursday 17 August, this event will showcase some of Britomart’s best culinary offerings and tickets are selling fast. Don’t miss out!