Ian does a number of regular media appearances on radio and television.
His current radio appearances include:
Television appearances have included:
Aired on Australia’s Seven Network in 2011, this groundbreaking and inspirational reality series saw twelve convicted criminals score the opportunity to redeem themselves and reclaim their lives via working in the fast-paced world of restaurants.
If anyone could truly relate to the trainees, it was Ian Curley – so he got the job of mentor. As a teenager, Curley spent time in an English borstal (juvenile delinquency facility) after getting involved in a gang fight. It was through a vocational cooking course where he first discovered his passion and talent in the kitchen.
“I didn’t have the best start, so this is my way of giving something back. I strongly believe that you can turn people’s lives around – if you have the chance to help someone, you should.”
Meet Angela Hartnett, Michelin-starred chef and Gordon Ramsey protégé. Hear her talk up Melbourne’s eclectic food scene before teaming up with The European’s Ian Curley for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
Ian has also appeared on Masterchef Australia, where he went head to head with contestants to make a classic steak tartare. Celebrity chef Ian Curley teaches Masterchef contestants how to make steak tartare!