Monica Galetti


Senior Sous Chef at Michel Roux Jr restaurant Le Gavroche, Monica Galetti has a proven track record of being one of the most reliable and elite culinary figures in the UK. Best known for co-presenting BBC’s hit food show, MasterChef: The Professionals alongside Gregg Wallace and Michel Roux himself, Monica’s fierce passion for perfection and great cuisine makes her a wonderful personality for television appearances. A brilliant celebrity chef, Monica delivers a master class in cooking during cookery demonstrations and food shows whilst engaging with audience members to ensure they all feel part of the process.

Trained in New Zealand before travelling around the world, Monica was employed by Michel Roux Jr in 2000, working her way up the ranks before becoming the first women ever to cook on both Meat and Fish in Le Gavroche. Tasked with setting up Le Gavroche des Tropiques in Mauritius, Galetti showed her nous for world-class food and presentation in any location in the world.

Monica burst into the culinary limelight as a celebrity chef after taking a leading role on BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals. Monica’s passion for culinary skill and precision was immediately apparent, with her blunt and honest approach to contestant’s offerings securing her character as a stalwart fixture on the show. Ideal for both presenting and appearances, Monica is a consummate professional in front of camera, when combined with her expert knowledge and wonderful articulation, it is easily understandable why she is always in demand on the celebrity chef circuit.

Aside from her television and restaurant work, Monica has accrued a large portfolio of corporate guests she has cooked for and appeared at events with. Delivering talks as an after dinner speaker to guests, Monica describes the dedication and drive needed to succeed in a highly male dominated industry.

To book Monica Galetti to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Monica is known to cover the following topics:

  • Celebrity Chef
  • Cuisine & Fine Wine
  • Cookery Demonstrations
  • Television Appearances