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MasterChef judge Jock Zonfrillo grew up in Glasgow in the 1980s, falling into a life of drug addiction, homelessness, and poverty, before working his way up in the food industry.
He credits Marco Pierre White for saving his life, after the chef gave him a job when he was 17.
It turns out he was pretty good at this whole cooking thing, and is now a decorated chef, TV presenter, philanthropist, and reluctant celebrity who we (Australia) get to call our own.
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At 11, Jock had already fallen in love with kitchens, and he worked as a dishwasher part-time after school during his early teen years.
But when he was 15, Jock tried drugs for the first time, and within two years he was a heroin addict.
As he told News.com.au, he was sacked from his job at a Michelin star restaurant in Chester, England, after a foul-mouthed outburst when he was 17, and was left broke, homeless and strung out.