Chef Romy Gill MBE is an Indian chef, food/travel writer and broadcaster based in the southwest of England. She was the owner and head chef at Romy’s Kitchen. In 2016 she was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list. Romy is one of the regular and much-loved chefs on BBC1's Ready Steady Cook and has appeared on many other TV programmes, including Sunday Brunch, BBC's The One Show, Country Life, Celebrity MasterChef, The Hairy Bikers’ Comfort Food, James Martin’s Saturday Morning and Celebrity Pointless, Celebrity The Weakest Link. She has also been on Channel 4's Packed Lunch. She recently appeared on the NBC The Today Show in America. . Romy is also a regular on BBC Radio 4's Food Programme and also appeared on BBC Great Lives, Woman's Hour, Cerys Matthew, and Today Show. Romy did a strand as a presenter for BBC Country file for four episodes last year. Romy writes regularly 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. She travels across the UK and abroad to food demos and conferences. Romy was invited as a speaker 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. She released her debut cookbook in September, 2019. Zaika – Vegan Recipes from India. Her second book, On The Himalayan Trail, is out now and available from bookshops and online retailers. Romy is writing her next book with Hardie Grant out in 2024.