Phillip Torres is Chef / Nutritionist at Building Futures Montessori. His culinaryadventure began as a school-based chef apprentice at 15 and was qualified at the ageof 20 when he began working as a chef. For the last 13 years he has worked at placessuch as the Queensland Reds alongside their dieticians, Queensland Art Gallery andGallery of Modern Art. Phillip holds a Certificate 3 and 4 in personal training. During hisstudies he discovered his interest in nutrition, including a passion for providingchildren with the knowledge of how to cook and prepare foods and the importance offood and health for them. He subsequently studied nutrition at university so that hecould combine cooking with nutrition to educate others on how to cook nutritiousfood and inform them about the importance of good quality nutrition.