MasterChef & # 39; s George Calombaris looks barely recognizable

MasterChef & # 39; s George Calombaris, 40, appears barely recognizable in a throwback break from when he was only 24 years old and represented Australia in an international cooking championship

He is perhaps one of the most famous star chefs in Australia.

But on Friday, MasterChef & # 39; s saw George Calombaris barely recognizable in 2003 in a relapse of his younger self.

A young George, 24 years old, is dressed in his chef's white and with a mop of dark hair as he poses with his hands on his hips, looking fresh and full of youth.

Master chef of disguise! George Calombaris hardly looked recognizable in a throwback photo from when he was 24 years old (photo) and represented Australia in the Bocuse d & # 39; Or chief championship

Master chef of disguise! George Calombaris hardly looked recognizable in a throwback photo from when he was 24 years old (photo) and represented Australia in the Bocuse d & # 39; Or chief championship

George, who at that time participated in the prestigious Bocuse d & # 39; Or chef, is seen as one full head of lush locks – that's one stark contrast to his distinguished appearance for which he has been known in recent years.

& # 39; One of my professional proud moments. To get the chance to represent my beautiful country of Australia in 2003. Thanks, & # 39; George subscribed to the post, which was shared with Instagram.

The prestigious Bocuse d & # 39; Or competition is a biennial world championship chef in France – where chefs from 24 countries around the world compete for the ultimate title.

Awarded: George has become an admirable fixture on the Australian culinary scene after winning several major prizes and opening many successful restaurants across the country

Awarded: George has become an admirable fixture on the Australian culinary scene after winning several major prizes and opening many successful restaurants across the country

Awarded: George has become an admirable fixture on the Australian culinary scene after winning several major prizes and opening many successful restaurants across the country

In the year that George participated, Norway was the first to place, but the chief, now 40, has not stopped to continue and to win many awards in his career.

George went ahead becomes an admirable fixed value on the Australian culinary scene after winning several major prizes and opening many successful restaurants throughout the country.

Most notably, he became a household name after becoming a judge in the popular cooking series reality, MasterChef in 2009 – a role he still plays today.

MasterChef: Most notably, he became a household name after becoming a judge in the popular reality cooking series, MasterChef in 2009 - a role he still plays (pictured with Nigella Lawson)

MasterChef: Most notably, he became a household name after becoming a judge in the popular reality cooking series, MasterChef in 2009 - a role he still plays (pictured with Nigella Lawson)

MasterChef: Most notably, he became a household name after becoming a judge in the popular reality cooking series, MasterChef in 2009 – a role he still plays (pictured with Nigella Lawson)

His message comes after he delighted fans with another flashback photo last week.

George went to Instagram to share a moment of himself with a bowl cut like a young child.

He joked in the caption: & # 39; Oh geez. I really need to know who my hairdresser was then, & added a crying emoji.

Adorable! His message comes after he delighted fans with another flashback photo last week. George went to Instagram to share a moment of himself with a bowl cut like a young child

Adorable! His message comes after he delighted fans with another flashback photo last week. George went to Instagram to share a moment of himself with a bowl cut like a young child

Adorable! His message comes after he delighted fans with another flashback photo last week. George went to Instagram to share a moment of himself with a bowl cut like a young child

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