Adrian Briones is the author of the best-selling book What the Heck Is Filipino Food?, which won a Gourmand World Cookbook Award. He is the publisher of the popular food blog Food Rehab and has written for numerous publications, including Broadsheet, SBS Food, The Age, and the Herald Sun. He has also been a speaker at the Melbourne Writers Festival, Writers Victoria, and the Emerging Writers’ Festival and on ABC 702 Radio.

Adrian combines his writing and corporate leadership careers with work in the community sector, including heading up a training program for the disadvantaged. Most recently he was a key speaker at Voices of Young Leaders at RMIT University, providing mentorship to Australia’s youth.