Intrepid Chef


Sarah Todd's meteoric success from being a celebrated MasterChef Australia Finalist to an internationally renowned chef, restaurateur, and brand ambassador is a testament to her expertise and strategic vision. Her transformative decision in 2015 to establish Antares Restaurant & Beach Club in Goa, showcased in a 6-part observational documentary, "My Restaurant in India," aired on SBS Australia and 156 countries, has made her a global culinary icon.

Classically trained at Le Cordon Bleu, Sarah has spent a decade in India, where she has artfully blended French techniques with the vibrant flavours of Indian cuisine. This unique cooking style is not only the hallmark of her celebrated restaurants and cookbooks but also a reflection of her diverse journey. Sarah's ongoing WSET wine studies in 2023 have deepened her understanding, allowing her to harmoniously integrate the complexities of wine with her sophisticated cooking style.

With a commanding social media presence boasting over 1 million followers, Sarah Todd's influence spans the food and luxury lifestyle sectors. Sarah's compelling personal journey and professional credentials extend her appeal beyond just marketing campaigns, establishing her as a beacon of inspiration for women and young girls aspiring to make their mark.

Her highly engaged audience, a testament to her collaborations with brands like Porsche, Maserati, Mercedes Benz, Hugo Boss, Grey Goose, and Hermes, underscores her digital impact.

Sarah Todd's television career, spanning over 12 series, highlights her rise from MasterChef finalist to a distinguished host and judge. Each show has showcased her culinary mastery and a magnetic charisma that captivates a global audience.

Sarah Todd's passion and expertise in luxury event catering shine through in her work, notably at prestigious events like the 2023 Mount William Station Polo. In 2020, she served as the official chef for the Australian Open's all-female AO Chefs Series, featured in the 5-part TV series "Perfect Serve" on Channel 9. Sarah has curated exclusive events for HSBC and Grey Goose and maintains a long-term partnership with PVR Inox Cinemas, the 5th largest multi-chain globally since 2017. Her commitment to crafting unique experiences and her event styling and design flair make each occasion memorable.

In 2023, Sarah Todd's career reached a pinnacle when Prime Minister Narendra Modi recognised her for her extraordinary contributions to the food industry. Named in Elite's list of 50 most influential Indians in New York, her impact extends beyond the kitchen.

She elevates culinary tourism by collaborating with Tourism Australia, Austrade, the Japanese Ambassador, and international boards. In 2021, LuxeBook acknowledged her as one of the top 50 most powerful women leaders in Indian luxury.

Sarah Todd, a devoted advocate for health, wellness, and sustainable living, is an ideal partner for brands like Wanderlust in 2023. As Simonds Homes' brand ambassador for 2023 and 2024, she believes in the kitchen as the heart of the home, influencing design and lifestyle choices.

With a fashion background, Sarah adds elegance to home styling, combining attention to detail and a passion for homewares, furniture, and styling into every project.

In 2023, Sarah ventured into co-creating and owning her brand, Hot Toddy, which has quickly made a mark in the gourmet food sector.


  • 2024
  • Street Food Show – 6 part series
    To be released
  • 2023
  • Hills on a Plate – Judge & Host
    Fox Life
  • 2023
  • MasterChef Australia Fans v. Favourites – Logie Recipient
    Channel 10
  • 2022 – 24
  • Hungry – 6 part series
    Channel 10
  • 2022 – 24
  • MasterChef Australia Fans v. Favourites – Finalist
    Channel 10
  • 2020
  • Farm to Fork – 90 Episodes
    Channel 10
  • 2020
  • The Perfect Serve – 6 part series
    Channel Nine & Sony TV, Aired in 150 countries
  • 2019
  • The Good Cooks – 6 part series
    SBS Food
  • 2018
  • My Second Restaurant in India – 6 part series, Aired in 156 countries
    SBS Australia, Food Network Australia,
    National Geographic, Fox Life India
  • 2018
  • Awesome Assam with Sarah Todd – Documentary
    FOX Life India & National Geographic Channel
  • 2017
  • Grilled
    FOX Life India
  • 2016
  • My Restaurant in India – 6 Part Series, Aired in 156 countries
    SBS Australia, Food Network Australia, National Geographic, Fox Life India
  • 2016
  • Serve it like Sarah – 10 part series
    FOX Life India
  • 2014
  • MasterChef Australia Season 6
    Channel 10