Benjamin O'Donoghue (brought into the world 22 May 1970) is an Australian culinary expert living in Brisbane. O'Donoghue was five years of age when his family moved from England to Port Hedland. At ten years old, his family moved to Perth. On completing school O'Donoghue was utilized at a café at Rottnest Island for the mid year as a kitchen hand. Therefore, he applied for and got an apprenticeship in a fish café in Nedlands called Jo Jo's. In his last year of secondary school at La Salle College in Midland he was head kid.