Lesley Suter is an American food and dining editor and television personality best known for being a judge on the reality competition series Top Chef Masters in its fifth season.
Suter oversees all dining and food coverage for Los Angeles Magazine. In May 2012, she took home a James Beard Award, the first ever awarded for food coverage in a general-interest publication.
She has lent her culinary know-how to national publications including Saveur and Conde Nast Traveler and has appeared on a number of television and radio programs, including a recurring guest spot on KCRW's Good Food.
She began her career as an Associate Editor at the music magazine Filter and later served as Editor-In-Chief of the alternative weekly newspaper L.A. Alternative. Suter's food coverage has garnered national recognition in the form of several National Magazine and James Beard Award nominations.
She currently resides in the hilly Los Angeles neighbourhood of Glassell Park, where she shares a home with her husband Michael.