An Accidental Death of a Prominent Chef Raise Unanswered Questions
Jock Zonfrillo’s death has recently made headlines due to its sudden and unexpected nature. A well-renowned Master Chef in Australia, Zonfrillo had established a stellar reputation as an outstanding culinary artisan. Fans were shocked by this news and are searching for answers, specifically whether or not Jock took his own life?
What We Know of Jock Zonfrillo’s Death
Reports indicate that Zonfrillo passed away suddenly at 46 on April 30th in Melbourne, Australia, the day before Ten cooking series was to premiere. His body was found at a hotel nearby. Zonfrillo had served as TV host and founder of The Orana Foundation; widely recognized for judging MasterChef Australia alongside Andy Allan and Melissa Leong; his untimely death has left many with questions unanswered.
Zonfrillo began his culinary career at an early age, dropping out of school at 13 to work at The Turnberry Hotel as an apprentice chef. Over time he rose through the ranks until becoming one of The Turnberry Hotel’s Master Chefs and beloved personalities. Unfortunately it remains unclear as to whether Zonfrillo died by suicide or natural causes; we will provide updates as more information becomes available.