John Susman is Australia’s Mr Seafood. He has owned and operated seafood catching, processing, distribution, retail and restaurant businesses throughout Australia, marketed Australian seafood around the globe and consulted to the seafood industry and government agencies in his career. John operates specialist seafood consultancy Fishtales and is the head judge of the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales Aquaculture competition. He has been inducted into the Fairfax Hall of (food) Fame and been the recipient of both the Delicious Providor of the Year award in 2013 and Maggie Beer Award for Commitment to the Food Industry. John’s seafood bible, Australian Fish & Seafood Cookbook (Murdoch Books) is to be released in October.