Bill Granger, Australia’s ‘king of breakfast,’ dies at 54. Granger was born to a vegetarian mother and a father who worked as a butcher.
In the 2023 Australia Day Honours, Granger was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) “for service to the tourism and hospitality sector.
What did Bill Granger die of?
Bill Granger has died following a battle with cancer. Bill Granger died peacefully in a London hospital on Christmas Day, surrounded by loved ones and sparking an outpouring of grief around the world.
Granger opened his first UK restaurant, Granger & Co, in London’s Westbourne Grove. In the spring of 2014, Granger opened a second London-based Granger & Co in Clerkenwell. and a new Bills restaurant in Hawaii.
In the late 1980s, Granger relocated from Melbourne to Sydney to study art. He worked as a waiter while he studied art. His interest moved from art to food. In 1993, he opened a restaurant called Bills in the Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst.