17/08/2017 10:09 AM AEST | Updated 17/08/2017 10:48 AM AEST

Masterchef's George Calombaris Pleads Guilty To Assault

He will be sentenced in September.

The Masterchef star has pleaded guilty to assault.

Celebrity chef George Calombaris has pleaded guilty to assault after shoving a Sydney FC fan at a game in May.

Calombaris, who was reportedly not in court on Thursday, pleaded guilty to shoving a 19-year-old man after an A-league game. He apologised after the incident.

He will be sentenced in September.

Earlier in the year video footage of the Melbourne Victory's number-one ticket holder and Network Ten star approaching a man who was yelling abuse at him and shoving him.

"While I am not proud of my reaction to the situation, I was offended by a spectator yelling out abusive and derogatory comments about my family," he said at the time.

"I have spoken to Melbourne Victory FC and Football Federation Australia [on Monday] to report the situation and I'm truly sorry that this has happened."

A month before the assault, Calombaris apologised after his restaurant group was caught underpaying staff a total of up to $2.6 million.