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23 - 25 August 2024

Romy Gill MBE

The Big Kitchen
16:00 - 16:30
Romy Gill MBE

Chef Romy Gill MBE is a prominent figure in the culinary world, known for her expertise in Indian cuisine, vibrant personality, and dedication to charitable causes. Based in the southwest of England, she has left an indelible mark on the culinary landscape. As the former owner and head chef of Romy’s Kitchen, Romy garnered widespread acclaim for her innovative approach to Indian cooking. Her culinary prowess was recognised on a national scale when she was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list in 2016.

Romy’s influence extends beyond the kitchen, as she has graced the screens of numerous television programs. She was part BBC One Ready Steady Cook for tow series, and has appeared on many other TV programmes, including Celebrity Pointless, Celebrity Weakest Link, BBC Country Life, BBC The One Show, James Martin’s Saturday Morning, Celebrity MasterChef, The Hairy Bikers’ Comfort Food, Sunday Brunch and BBC Front Row with Mary Beard. She was a regular on Channel 4 Packed Lunch for two years. She appeared on the NBC The Today Show in America. Romy has presented and has been part of the BBC Radio 4 Food Programme and appeared on BBC Good Read, BBC Great Lives, Woman’s Hour, Cerys Matthew, and Today Show. Romy presented a strand for BBC Country file in four episodes and a strand for BBC Morning Live.

In addition to her television appearances, Romy is a prolific food and travel writer, contributing to esteemed publications such as BBC Food, The Telegraph, The Sunday Times, and The New York Times. Ocado Magazine, Saveur Magazine, Food & Wine, Food 52, CN Traveller and much more. .

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