Monya is a chef and culinary consultant originally from Cape Town, South Africa. Since moving to the UK in 2012, she has worked for both Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck Group and Le Cordon Bleu. Monya private chefs for an international athlete every summer and is kept very busy developing recipes and creating culinary content for clients all over the world. She has been following the ketogenic lifestyle since mid-2018 and her blog, Fats of Life, is dedicated to keto recipes. Her first book, Keto Kitchen, was published in June 2020.