Romy Gill is one of the few female Indian chef/owners in the UK, having opened Romy’s Kitchen Restaurant in September 2013 in Thornbury, Bristol. Romy was awarded a MBE for her services to hospitality industry on the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honors list in 2016. She has been a judge on the Chef’s table in 2016 Celebrity Masterchef finals and was the resident cook for april’16 in the Guardian newspaper. She is one of the judges for BBC Radio4 Food and farming awards 2017 and 2018.
Romy demonstrates her cooking at festivals both in the UK and abroad. In January 2018, Romy returned as guest chef at Carousel London for third time for two weeks of chef residency.
She is Slow Food UK Chef Alliance member and cooked for England at Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, Turin, Italy in Sep, 2016.
Romy works with Frank Water Charity and Action Against Hunger Charity raising money which supplies clean drinking water in India and provide food and skills to people in Bangladesh, Burma and India. She ran Mumbai marathon in Jan’15 to raise money for Frank Water Charity. She was in Burma in sep’15 working with Action Against Hunger Charity and visiting the projects. In dec’16 she organised Severn Sisters Feast in Bristol to raise money for Action Against Hunger Charity.