Michelle Tchea is the Managing Director of Chefs Collective by PopIntel Group – a Branding Strategy and Customer Experience Intelligence Firm.

Chefs Collective is the home to the world’s most influential and notable chefs in the gourmet industry.

Curated Content.

Luxury Hospitality Forecasting & Consulting.

Strategic Marketing and Visibility for Luxury Hospitality Clients 

Michelle Tchea holds a Masters in Physical Chemistry and Bachelors in Biomedical Science from The University of Melbourne. Her background as a R&D scientist in food innovation has led her to where she is now.

She is also a bestselling author of multiple books on food, travel and lifestyle.

Her work can be seen in the world’s most reputable and leading publications including: CNTraveler, Bon Appetit, Time Magazine, SBS Food, Fodors and luxury magazines, including NUVO Magazine and The Peak.

She is also a regular contributor to the most highly read national newspapers in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and China.

To enquire about her services (R&D consultation, Luxury Hotel Analysis and Curated Content), reach out to her HERE

Michelle Tchea – Bestselling author of:

Building a Perfect Meal (Marshall Cavendish and Penguin Publishers)

Signature Dishes (New Holland Publishers)

My Little SoHo Kitchen  (Marshall Cavendish Cuisine Publishers)

Chefs Collective (Marshall Cavendish Cuisine Publishers)

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Luxury Travel and Gourmet Food Professional

Michelle’s worldly travels, appreciation for different cultures and talents in the kitchen have given her the knowledge to create recipes to suit any reputable publication. The luxury travel professional has the desire to entertain, educate and captivate audiences with food and travels gives her the edge that editors demand in this highly competitive industry. With a untouched credentials in writing, as well as combining her scientific background, Michelle is constantly sort after for Health and Nutrition articles for features in Magazines, Newspapers as well as radio appearances.

Clippings and Credits

Savour Magazine – Jamie Oliver – First Bites

Oryx Magazine – Qatar Airways In-flight Magazine

Shanghai Daily – Travel London

Voyeur Magazine – Virgin Airlines Travel Sweden

SilverKris In-flight and Lounge Magazine

Australian Online Publications:

http://www.agfg.com.au/Blog/post/2010/09/09/Melbourne-in-the-Midst-of-Global-Foodies.aspx (Circulation over 40,000)




International Print and Online Publications


Dreamscapes Magazine (Canada)

Dreamscapes Magazine – Feature

PIE Magazine

PIE Magazine – Travel Feature

CnnGo – Local Insights, Global Experiences