Lyndey Milan OAM

Lyndey Milan OAM, B.A. Dip.Ed (Syd)

Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, Diplome d’Universite du Gout, de la Gastronomie et des Arts de la Table

Principal, Lyndey Milan Enterprises, International Tour Host, Award-winning Food & Wine Specialist

Councillor, Royal Agricultural Society of NSW since 1996(formerly 1st female Vice-President)

Co-Founder & Patron Tasting Success (female chef mentoring), 2005 continuing

Lyndey aims to inspire, nourish and connect people. An award-winning TV chef, multi-media presenter, MC, speaker, author, international tour host, food/wine teacher, consultant & regional Australian specialist. A familiar face on TV & in print, instrumental in changing the way Australians think & feel about food & wine for many years via TV & culinary appearances, nine popular books & articles and almost a decade as Food Director of The Australian Women’s Weekly.

9 TV series including Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Australia, Best Food TV series in the Gourmand World Awards, accompanying book named Best TV Chef Cookbook & 3rd in Best of the Best for the last 20 years at Frankfurt Book Fair. Other series: Lyndey & Blair’s Taste of Greece, Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Ireland, Lyndey & Herbie’s Moveable Feast, Lyndey Milan’s Baking Secrets, Summer Baking Secrets & Lyndey’s Cracking Christmas, all in Australia & internationally.

Key contributor to Selector magazine & freelance for delicious Australia and Signature Luxury Travel & Style. Food Editor for Past President WCA (Wine Communicators of Australia). Member ASTW (Australian Society of Travel Writers) & Wine Communicators Australia.

Member Tourism Australia’s Food & Wine Advisory Committee; past Chair of Sydney Royal Wine, Fine Food & Dairy Shows; Vittoria Legend in Good Food Guide 2012; finalist Telstra Business Woman of Year in 2013; OAM in 2014 for service to hospitality, food & wine industry & the community. WCA Legend of the Vine 2019. 2022 RCA (Restaurant & Caterers Association) Lifetime Achievement Award.

She is now leading a new era in Connecting at the Table – serving up a fresh take on culinary and cultural experiences for us to connect more deeply with ourselves, each other, our communities and our country.