Jock has been a judge in Masterchef Australia for many season and he also shot for the 15th season alongside Andy Allen and Melissa Young.
Indian chef, restaurateur and former Masterchef India judge Kunal Kapur took to social media to pay a tribute to Jock Zonfrillo. Kunal had the opportunity to work with Jock and sharing his experience of knowing him, he wrote a long note alongside.
His note read, “It is with a heavy heart that I write today to express my deepest condolences on the passing of Jock Zonfrillo. His sudden departure from this world has left us all in shock and disbelief. As a fellow chef, I had the privilege of working alongside Jock and getting to know him personally. He was a kind and generous soul, always willing to share his knowledge and experiences with others. His talent, creativity, and infectious energy will be sorely missed in the kitchen and beyond. Rest in peace, Jock. You will be deeply missed. With heartfelt condolences, Chef Kunal Kapur.”
Read the entire note here:
Jock’s family released a statement post his demise.
Depinder Chhibber, who was a part of Masterchef Australia 13, commented, “This is so shattering, I’m still in shock. Sending you all love.”
Drashti Dhami, Sayantani Ghosh and many others remembered the chef and shared their condolences.
Condolences messages have been pouring in from all over.