William Granger was an Australian self-taught cook, restaurateur, and food writer based in his native country and in London but who also worked internationally.
Was Bill Granger sick before death?
Tributes have poured in for Granger, who passed away at the age of 54, at a London hospital. It is believed that Granger died of cancer after being diagnosed many months previously.
Granger had been fighting cancer, making this loss felt not only by family and friends but by global culinary communities worldwide. Granger left an indelible mark as an iconic chef influencing Australian cuisine as well as beyond, leaving an irrevocable mark that will long be felt across food communities around the globe.
During a 2019 interview with Lorainne Elliot, Bill Granger mentioned how he belonged to a family of a father who was a butcher, but a mother who was a vegetarian. In the same interview, the renowned chef also highlighted how his wife was also a vegetarian until she met him.