Lyndey Milan OAM is one of Australia's most recognised food, wine and lifestyle personalities with a career spanning 30+ years. Her no-nonsense approach has built her a solid career in television radio and the mainstream wine and food print media following on from practical experience as a caterer and cafe proprietor.
Lyndey is a popular weekly guest on various networks morning shows and was previously co-host of Fresh with The Australian Women's Weekly on Channel 9 for over eight years. Lyndey contributes to Selector magazine, a quarterly publication for food and wine enthusiasts after over ten years at ACP including as Food Director of The Australian Women's Weekly.
In 2012, her peers presented her with The Vittoria Legend Award, Sydney Morning Herald's 2012 Good Food Guide. She was also named as a state finalist in the Telstra Business Women's Awards. This was followed with an Order of Australia in 2014 for service to hospitality, the food and wine industry and the community.
Her unflagging energy sees her as Vice-President of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW. She chairs the KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show and was formerly founding Chair of the Fine Food Committee - a committee which judges thousands of Australian products.
She is past President of the Australian Association of Food Professionals, Wine Communicators Australia, and sat on the Tourism NSW Food and Wine Advisory Committee for a decade. She is on the Tourism Australia Food and Wine Advisory Panel and works voluntarily for various charities including as Co-Founder and patron of Tasting Success, a mentoring program for female chefs.