Kathleen Alleaume is a nutritionist, Director of The Right Balance and author of What’s Eating You. With over 10 years experience in the nutrition industry, Kathleen is a trusted health expert to the food, hospitality, media and health industries. As a working mum, Kathleen understands and relates to the challenges of juggling work and life, hence the reason why her goal is to inspire families to find balance and reap the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
An award-winning television presenter and meteorologist, Magdalena has almost ten years experience presenting live television including co-hosting Network Ten's The Project, covering two Olympic Games and reading news and weather on both breakfast and prime-time bulletins.
Mike McEnearney is executive-chef and owner of No. 1 Bent St Sydney and Kitchen By Mike. A strong belief, and trust in simplicity, generosity and sustainable wholefoods forms the foundation of both Mike's personal and food philosophy. The Joy of eating real food, in its purest form is at the helm of all his endeavours.
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.
UK born Darren Robertson developed his cooking skills in kitchens around Kent and Sussex before hitting his stride at Michelin - starred Gravetye Manor, under Chef Mark Raffan. In 2001, Darren moved to Australia to work with Testuya Wakuda, working for three years as Sous chef under Martin Benn, and three years as Head Chef.
Wendy Blume is an illustrator, graphic designer and home cook who spends most nights in the kitchen trying to feed two fussy children. The Vegie Smugglers blog and cookbooks are her labour of love aimed at helping all of you out there in the same situation.