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Chef of the Month: Matthew Foxon

Nov 29, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

Matthew Foxon, head chef at 54 on Bath hotel’s Level Four restaurant, knew he wanted to be a chef from age seven. Inspired by his mother and stalwarts like Keith Floyd and Thomas Keller, now chef Matthew is pouring his passion into exclusive food pairings […]

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Chef of the month: Katlego Sebastian Mlambo

Sep 17, 2019, Author: Candice May

After being offered a role as head chef of a top-20 restaurant in Cape Town, chef Katlego Sebastian Mlambo still decided to return to the city of his childhood to take up the culinary helm of The Marabi Club, Joburg’s premium jazz and food venue and a Maboneng landmark, […]

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Candice Philip: The female chef of the moment

Aug 12, 2019, Author: Candice May

At Grei, head chef Candice Philip brings elements of the unusual to your dining experience. Whether you’re looking for one of the best tasting menus in Joburg or simply a high-class spot to celebrate a special occasion, she has you covered for a candlelit dinner […]

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Chef of the Month: James Khoza

Jul 1, 2019, Author: Candice May

“If it doesn’t taste good, it doesn’t go on the menu,” once said celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal. These are the words that James Khoza, executive chef at Sandton Convention Centre and president of the South African Chefs Association, lives by.  READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. When did your culinary […]

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Chef of the Month: Beatrix Thornhill

Jun 4, 2019, Author: Candice May

Tapas: small in size, but – when done well – enormous on flavour. And Joburg’s hooked on the stuff – just ask chef Beatrix Thornhill. Spanish-style eating has never been more popular in the City of Gold, with sharing plates of kataifi-wrapped halloumi, herbed tempura artichoke hearts […]

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SA Culinary Team series: Adrian Vigus-Brown from March Restaurant

May 13, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, the IKA/Culinary Olympics is the oldest, largest and most diverse international culinary arts competition in the world. 2020 it takes place in Stuttgart, Germany. We chat to SA Culinary Team member Adrian Vigus-Brown, head chef at March Restaurant, African Pride Melrose Arch, Autograph Collection. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. How […]

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Chef of the month: Lebohang Mokoena

May 2, 2019, Author: Candice May

First inspired by his father who used to cook for him during school holidays while his mother was at work, Medeo Restaurant’s Executive Sous Chef now spends his days cooking up signature dishes like triple-cream Mediterranean burrata and veal tortellini doused in sage and butter […]

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Chef of the month: Jacques Cronje

Apr 5, 2019, Author: Candice May

Ever wondered what it’s like to be transported to an escapist fantasy world that combines a restaurant with ‘future theatre’? Chef Jacques Cronje, Group Executive Chef of the Milk & Honey Group SA, talks to us about what it’s like heading up the kitchen at the spanking new […]

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Chef of the month: Blake Anderson

Feb 19, 2019, Author: Candice May

He realised that he had a calling for the kitchen 15 years ago when he bagged his first job in the hospitality industry at a boutique hotel in the Drakensberg. Today, chef Blake Anderson holds the position of Complex Executive Chef at Montecasino and has over 70 employees who […]

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Chef of the month: Grant van der Riet

Oct 5, 2018, Author: Carly Ritz

If Chef Grant van der Riet could cook for anyone (those who have passed through the pearly gates or those still very much earthbound), it would be Jim Carrey, Jack Nicholson and Freddie Mercury. His guilty pleasures include rock and metal music, spaghetti and craft beer and he’s […]