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Conversation Starter

Adam Liaw

Friday 5 August   |   9am - 10am   |   $25   |   Pilgrim Church, Civic Square

Join us as we kick off Conversations in the City with a special key note speech by Adam Liaw. From lawyer to chef, and now tv presenter on SBS show The Cook Up, Adam has a deep passion for food and business.  Adam will launch what will be an epic day of conversations around food, farming and agriculture.

Adam Liaw is a cook, writer and broadcaster. He is one of Australia’s most in-demand television personalities, currently hosting The Cook Up with Adam Liaw (SBS), Tomorrow Tonight (ABC) and Good Food Kitchen (Nine) in 2022. He also hosts the podcast “How Taste Changed the World” for Audible.

As a writer, he is the author of eight cookbooks and a weekly columnist for Sunday Life magazine and Good Food in The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Adam knows how Australian families eat. As a busy father of three, he understands the importance of practical, healthy eating. His approachable and family-friendly recipes are enjoyed by thousands around the country.

In 2016, the Japanese government appointed Adam as an official Goodwill Ambassador for Japanese Cuisine and he is also UNICEF Australia’s National Ambassador for Nutrition.

He currently serves as a board member of TAFE NSW, The Australia-Japan Foundation, The Museum of Chinese in Australia and The Australian Father’s Day Council.

Adam is also co-managing director of i8 Studio, a full-service television and commercial content production company based in Sydney.

Book Tickets


Friday 5 August


9am - 10am




Pilgrim Uniting Church, 34 Paterson St, Launceston


This event can be purchased separately or is included in a Conversations in the City ticket.