Nadia Lim

Much loved celebrity chef, entrepreneur and best-selling author


Nadia Lim is a celebrity chef, entrepreneur, bestselling author, media and television personality, has her own magazine Nadia and is mum to Bodhi and River!

Influenced by her background as a clinical dietitian, Nadia is a strong advocate for creating healthy and nutritious recipes using unprocessed and natural ingredients. As a Co-Founder of My Food Bag, Nadia has helped solve the “what’s for dinner?” dilemma for thousands of kiwi families every night.

In 2022, Nadia was on our screens in the role of head judge on the hit series Masterchef NZ, going full circle to where it all began for Nadia, after winning the MasterChef NZ title in 2011 and leading to the creation of her first of many cookbooks, Nadia’s Kitchen.

These days, Nadia and her husband, Carlos, run the historic Royalburn Station in Arrowtown. Their vision is to lead the way in regenerative and ethical farming by creating more sustainable and circular solutions to help the land, animals and food sources thrive. In 2022, the top rated TV show, Nadia’s Farm was released, showing Nadia and Carlos’ work at Royalburn and how they are achieving their dream of becoming one of the best farms in the South.