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Surfing the Menu is hosted by two Australian men, Ben O'Donoghue and Curtis Stone. This show follows both men as they trade the kitchen for an open road; traveling to various locations around Australia cooking the most popular cuisine of each location. Australia is becoming a hot spot for innovative and creative cuisine, giving those who watch a true glance at what Australia is bringing to the culinary industry.

This isn't your ordinary cooking show; they add extreme sports to change it up. These extreme sports include surfing and even riding in a hot air balloon. Although there are extreme sports involved, the true culinary talent of each host doesn't go unnoticed.

Wednesday 8:00 PM et/pt on Australian Broadcasting Corporation
4 Seasons, 32 Episodes - Currently Airing
January 17, 2004
Food, Travel
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Surfing the Menu Full Episode Guide

  • Bender and Mark are in a chopper with wilderness expert Jeremaia taking them out to Big Bay past snow covered peaks and thick dense forests to meet back-woodsman Dale Hunter.

  • Bender and Mark surf an amazing break on a black volcanic beach. Nearby they help a lobsterman beach his boat with the help of a bulldozer.

  • Bender is a fly-fishing tragic and the world-expert on flies is Derek Quilliam who makes the boys Trout Flies for the exact lake they're going to. He sends them off to find Marlene Skeet at Lake Tutira.

  • We open inside a 1954 Sea Otter Float Plane flying over steaming volcanoes and geysers. We then land on the shores of Mokoia Island where they meet Mark's Maori friend Charles Royal, an expert in wild native herbs and spices.

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