Sophie Zalokar

Chef Foragers Field Kitchen and Cooking School

Sophie Zalokar was born and raised in the Barossa Valley in South Australia and trained as a chef under Australian food icon Maggie Beer. In 2011, Sophie and her husband Chris opened Foragers Field Kitchen & Cooking School in Pemberton, offering residential cooking school and dinner events throughout the year, promoting the culinary heritage and produce grown in the Southern Forests.

Sophie’s work as a chef, food writer, teacher and produce judge is underpinned by her commitment to nurturing real food created with a deep respect for the land, primary producers, local food heritage and culinary tradition.