How food saved Jock Zonfrillo

Karen Hardy
By Karen Hardy
August 6 2021 - 2:00pm
'At the end of the day I just want people to enjoy food - that's all I've ever wanted,' says Jock Zonfrillo. Picture: Jacqui Way

If Jock Zonfrillo could tell his 12-year-old self one thing, it would be to buckle up, it's going to be a bumpy ride. By 12, he'd already been in trouble with the police, lost his virginity to a much older woman and dabbled in drugs. He'd also started working in kitchens, washing dishes every weeknight after school. He was cooking by 13.

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: karen.hardy@canberratimes.com.au

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