World Surfing Champion Mark Occhilupo Joins SurfAid

1 March 2016 | 4:53 pm | Staff Writer

Switching out the surfboard for a chopping board.

Former world surfing champion Mark 'Occy' Occhilupo is joining some of Australia's best chefs for Surfing Chefs For SurfAid cocktail party.

The event - featuring gourmet food and wine prepared by Tom Walton (The Bucket List), Russell Blaikie (Must Winebar) and their celebrated team of celeb chefs - will raise much needed funds for the award-winning humanitarian aid organisation SurfAid.

Also included in this year's Surfing Chefs line-up are Rod Kerr (former pro surfer) Ben O'Donoghue (Billykart Kitchen), Massimo Mele (Catering By Massimo Mele), Ian Oakes (Drake Eatery), Stephen Scott (Charing Cross Hotel), Gianluca Donzelli (Pizzaperta, The Star), Logan Campbell (Jonah's), and Matthew Butcher (Morris Jones) with TV personality Mark Beretta set to host.