With his thick-rimmed glasses and jovial Kiwi twang, Mike Van de Elzen, is best known as the guy behind the wheel of the Food Truck. The New Zealand chef was picked to be the face of the top-rating TV series, and never did he imagine it would be hit around the world, evolve in to popular take-out joint and mean penning a couple of cool cookbooks.
With the release of his second Food Truck cookbook recently, we spoke to Mike about the phenomenon, his favourite foodie tales and what's next on the agenda. Check out the video below then read more about how you can join in the banter with Mike.
* The Food Truck Cookbook No.2, published by Random House, is available now. RRP $39.99.