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Romy Hardeep MBE

Part of The Big Feastival 2018 line up...

Chef Romy Hardeep Gill MBE is a British/Indian chef and cookery teacher and a food writer, based in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire. She is the owner and head chef at Romy's Kitchen, Restaurant which opened in September 2013 on Castle Street, Thornbury. She is one of the few female Indian chef/owners on the UK restaurant scene, and was appointed an MBE in the Queen's 90th birthday honours list in 2016

Romy contributes regularly to food publications such as and has been featured in The Guardian, where she had a residency in April 2016, The Observer, The Telegraph, evening standard.n 2017,  Romy is the new monthly recipe columnist for indy online and has written and been featured  in various magazines, newspapers here and abroad. Romy is a presenter and a judge for the BBC radio 4 food and farming plus has been featured on Saturday live, BBC woman's hour, BBC Asian Network and 5 live.Romy appeared on Celebrity MasterChef, Materchef The Hairy Bikers in their Comfort Food series. She has featured as the subject of a film short on "Family Dinners" on Food Network UK. James Martin Saturday TV and currently is working other TV projects. She has been signed by a publisher and is working on her first cookbook.