Romy Gill MBE
Romy Gill MBE Is a British/Indian chef, food/travel writer and broadcaster She was the owner and head chef at Romy’s Kitchen; famous for its Punjab – Bengali cooking. In 2016 she was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list.
She is regularly on TV. One of the chefs on the new version of Ready Steady Cook; she has previously appeared on Sunday Brunch, The One Show, , Celebrity MasterChef and Saturday Morning with James Martin and many more. She recently appeared on (NBC) The Today Show in U.S.A
A recently completed strand for BBC Countryfile sees her, travelling across the country meeting inspiring young countryside cooks. They use ingredients grown by themselves and sourced locally. No stranger to programmes about the countryside, Romy has been a returning judge on Radio 4 Food Programme and The Farming Awards
She has written for BBC Food, The Telegraph, The Sunday Times and Ocado Magazine. She also regularly contributes to national and international publications including Savuer, The New York Times and Food 52.
Her debut cookbook, Zaika, was released in September 2019. – Vegan Recipes from India. Her second book, On The Himalayan Trail, is out now.
Romy travels across the UK and abroad for food demos and conferences.
She was invited to speak at the Mad Symposium in Copenhagen in 2018. She was also invited to cook at the prestigious James Beard Foundation in New York in 2020.
Romy Gill is not just one of the UK’s finest Indian cooks, or even one of the best female chefs. She is simply one of our most gifted cooks and teachers.'
Allan Jenkins, The Observer