Born in New Zealand, Ben has travelled most of his life, living and working in Asia, England, United Arab Emirates and Australia.
He completed his Chef training at the International Centre for Culinary Arts and worked under 3 Star Michelin Chef Marcus Dudley. Ben has a passion for international cuisines, their ingredients and where produce comes from.
Most recently Ben has worked for exclusive venues in New Zealand including Eagles Nest, Matauwhi Bay Manor and the historic Duke of Marlborough Hotel. He has catered for celebrity weddings and functions both large and small.
Passionate about growing his own herbs, vegetables and micro greens, Ben loves nothing more than to spend the morning in his garden collecting fresh ingredients for the evening’s dinner whether he is cooking for his young family or his clients. Ben’s food philosophy is to take simple ingredients and make them look and taste stunning. Not often out of the kitchen, when he finds the time Ben also loves fishing and being out on the ocean.
We are pleased to have him as a Personal Chef.Book Chef
Testimonials for Ben Munro
Our At your table experience was wonderful. The booking process was simple, the food and service was exceptional. Both Ben and Anna were very approachable and professional. The food was spectacular and truly mouthwatering. Would defiantly use this service again. Takes the stress out of a special occasion.Food: | Service:Pam (WA)
Ben was fantastic, professional yet with a warm friendly approach to just the right level. All food was excellent quality and beautifully presented. We will definately be having another booking with Ben.Food: | Service:Dale Scovell (WA)
The booking process was easy. It was good to see follow up prior to the party to make sure all was in order for us, just in case we needed any assistance.Food: | Service:
Ben Munro, our Chef, and the staff were exceptional. It was very nice for all of us to see such good camaraderie and team work between all the staff and Ben.
Everyone was very polite and friendly and we were made to feel very spoilt.
The meal was a very high standard and received rave compliments from all my guests.
I can thoroughly recommend At Your Table.Michael Young (WA)
Di & Team, I cannot thank you enough for your help with my birthday party last night. Your service from the first phone call was excellent and the dinner last night prepared Chef Ben and supported Wait Person Daniel was outstanding. The meal surpassed our expectation, delivering beyond-restaurant quality in every course. We loved having the meals explained to us, and Chef Ben was a pleasure to have in our home. We will be recommending At Your Table to everyone we knowFood: | Service:Deb (WA)
The experience was something to write home about! Chef Ben and waitress Kristin were absolutely fabulous. And the food……. where do I start? It was amazing! So delicious, we wanted more! I did not have to lift a finger, it was all taken care of. Even my kitchen was left spotless. Highly highly recommended.Food: | Service:Lizanne Prinsloo (WA)
The food was sensational and Ben accomodated a last minute change to the menu (one new vegeterian) which was very much appreciated!Food: | Service:Rhiannon Constantine (WA)
The meal was really great and the waiter too. ThanksFood: | Service:Rosie O'Donovan (WA)
Fantastic night. Ben was helpful with all requests made during our engagement night, and allowed us to ensure the proposal was a complete surprise.Food: | Service:
He was also able to be contacted prior to the evening for certain requests.
Could not fault the night!
And the food was better than a 5 star restaurant. And we’ve been to a few!!Bradley Maiolo (WA)
Ben was punctual, friendly and a sensational chef. We we so thrilled with the effort he went to in accommodating our allergies. He was in and out quickly and made a special dinner an absolute breeze. The kitchen was left spotless! Couldn’t recommend him enough!Food: | Service:Te-neele Artie (WA)
Food was excellent, Ben and his team were excellent. A special mention for Ricky who did an outstanding job taking care of how things flowed and was excellent with our guests.Food: | Service:Lisa (WA)
Ben’s food was delicious and admired and appreciated by all my guests. He has a friendly and professional manner and it was a pleasure to have him part of my celebration. The kitchen was left spotless! Thank you to the waitstaff who also did a fantastic job.Food: | Service:Melissa Purton (WA)
Ben was very friendly; cooked a fantastic meal; waited on my guests and myself; and left my kitchen spotless. My guests all sent me glowing comments the next day. I would certainly repeat for a special occasion.Food: | Service:Carolyn Crompton (WA)
Ben was friendly and professional. His food was excellent (better than I anticipated) and he was sociable and a pleasure to have in the house.Food: | Service:Samantha (WA)
Friendly, well mannered with a high regard to detailFood: | Service:Trent Stead (WA)
We had a wonderful evening and Ben really did a fantastic job. The food was exceptional and the service outstanding!Food: | Service:Nanette Hattingh (WA)
Chef was lovely and very self sufficient. Waiter Ricky was excellent also – very attentive and on the ball.Food: | Service:Philippa (WA)
I booked At Your Table for a clients 60th Birthday a dinner for 42 people it was amazing the feedback I have had has been how great the night was, the food the staff everything went so well and the guests just loved the whole evening. Ben Munro and his team were so easy to work with nothing was too much trouble.Food: | Service:
I have a very happy client which makes me very pleased. Thank You At Your TableShirley Walker Dyson (WA)
The food was excellent and the service was quite good. We hosted a wine dinner with a different wine served with each course – so the staff had a lot to manage and generally coped quite well. Probably the only down side was the way they left when it came time for them to finish for the evening. I would have liked to see them do a last scoot around to clear away empty glasses and refill water jugs – stuff like that. The cleaning also fell way short – they didn’t clean the laundry (drink service area) at all – leaving empty cans and crap all over the floor. Unfortunately, that left us with a heck of a clean-up, which kind of tainted what was an otherwise lovely evening. So, congratulations to the team on a job mostly well done – they started strong but just needed to finish strong too.Food: | Service:Lisa Harris (WA)
Ben – what a pleasant young man. Very tidy and very smart – well organised and knew his stuff. Not a thing for us to do all evening and even all the washing up was done. He’s a lovely aimable guy with a sense if humour and a great knowledge of cooking. He helped plan the menu and, as requested, brought us an up to the minute choice of canapés but with the 1970’s ‘twist’ that we had asked for. Wouldn’t hesitate asking ‘At Your Table’ to cater for us again and, if we were lucky enough to get Ben aswell, we’d be over the moon. Thank you so much.Food: | Service:Liz Cruikshank (WA)
we were very happy with the food and level of serviceFood: | Service:Jana Stafford-Jones (WA)