Home & lifestyle powerhouse
Warm, kind and classy, Chyka Keebaugh is a successful businesswoman, and events & styling powerhouse and editor-in-chief of her own online magazine chyka.com.
No stranger to TV, Chyka previously spent four years as the homemaking and styling expert on Good Morning Australia, three series on The Real Housewives of Melbourne and The Australian Women's Weekly 2016 Christmas Special.
Chyka has established herself as a major player in the business world by leading a group of highly successful event and hospitality companies. She and her husband established The Big Group over 25-years ago and is now Australia's largest privately owned events and catering company.
Chyka's eye for styling and design led to the establishment of the couple's subsidiary business, The Design Depot, a premium special events design firm. Together, The Big Group and The Design Depot have created real magaic for private and corporate clients across Australia, Asia and the Middle East.
With a natural flair for making everything practical and beautiful, Chyka shares practical tips and advice at Chyka.com on all things home, outdoor and food. The online magazine was first launched in January 2015 and has since grown into a must-visit destination to learn Chyka's insights and solutions on how to create a beautiful home life.
In April 2018 Chyka released with much excitement her first book CHYKA HOME, with publishers Hardie Grant. From creative table settings and party themes, to tasty recipes, cocktail ideas and organising, cleaning and decorating suggestions. Chyka shows you how to make a beautiful and happy home all year round.
Chyka has studied at Le Corden Bleu in London, a worldwide leader in gastronomy and hospitality management, and at the Constance Spry Floristry School. She is the proud mother to Chessie and BJ.