Television presenter and food writer
Melissa Leong, a culinary powerhouse in Australia, boasts a diverse range of talents—from accomplished food and travel writer to TV presenter and judge. As a first-generation Singaporean Australian, her adventurous palate is unapologetically open to trying anything. Beyond her role as the first female judge on MasterChef, Leong hosted Dinner Guest, a groundbreaking talk show amplifying diverse women's voices. Co-host and judge on MasterChef: Dessert Masters, she returns for a second series in 2024. Also, a prolific writer, Leong penned a children's book and hosted her own podcast series, More than Talk. As a brand ambassador and charity supporter, she continues to influence with her culinary experiences and artistic flair.