He has written four bestselling cookbooks BLD – Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner, Luke Mangan Food, Luke Mangan Classics, and At Home and in the Mood and most recently, his autobiography The Making of a Chef.
Luke also launched his own range of gourmet products, Luke Mangan Providores in 2009, featuring a selection of spices, oils, vinegars, condiments, wines and desserts.
Luke supports Camp Quality, Starlight Foundation, Newman’s Own Foundation and FSHD Global Research Foundation. He is the co-founder of the Appetite for Excellence hospitality awards program which promotes the development of young chefs, waiters and restaurateurs in Australia. Luke was recently presented with a ‘Friend of Australia’ award; the program which is run by Tourism Australia, is extended to a select few, whose outstanding achievements and contributions give them a voice on the world stage, assisting to promote Australia as a travel destination.
Luke makes regular appearances on a number of TV shows, both in Australia and internationally including NBC’s Today Show, Masterchef Australia, Good Day LA, Junior Masterchef and regular guest appearances on Martha Stewart’s NYC show. Luke is frequently invited to cook for international dignitaries including former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Richard Branson, Tom Cruise and at the wedding of Danish Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary.