Kevin Joseph

Kevin Joseph may have been born and raised in Cape Town, but today he is passionate about KwaZulu Natal and the East Coast style of cooking. The Oyster Box serves only local vegetables, beef from the Midlands and sustainable fish caught off the Durban coast. The restaurant has its own oyster licenses and only serves […]

Bjorn Gudio

As owner and executive chef of The Millhouse, Bjorn is one of South Africa’s youngest head chefs. He has cooked alongside some of the biggest names in food including Peter Templehoff, Jamie Oliver, Gordon Ramsay and Ronnie Bonetti. His French and Italian themed menu is created trying to use ingredients sourced within a 50km radius […]

Henry Vigar

La Mouette is the dream realised of London-trained chef patron Henry Vigar. Henry sources the freshest local produce for his menu, which features, in particular, inventive fish dishes in a modern French cuisine style. His love affair with Cape Town began on a holiday in 2008. The scenery, climate and quality produce available motivated his […]

Jackie Cameron

Hartford House was named in South Africa’s top ten restaurants four times during Jackie Cameron’s twelve years as the head of the kitchen, and won numerous awards under her guidance. She has recently left her position in order to open her own culinary school in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, where she hails from. Her zest […]

Rudi Liebenberg

Chef Rudi Liebenberg’s vast career has seen him work in three of South Africa’s largest cities. Today he runs one of the biggest and oldest kitchens in Cape Town, sourcing only the best ingredients for his menu. He will not compromise on quality. He prefers free-range and organic meat products and has made a commitment […]

Bertus Basson

Overture has been named in South Africa’s Top Ten restaurants five times under Bertus Basson’s leadership as head chef and owner. He is committed to great food made with fresh, local ingredients and earned his title as a SASSI Trailblazer by serving only sustainable fish on his menu. He believes Cape Town’s growing reputation for […]

Chris Erasmus

Chris Erasmus recently left his position as the head chef at Pierneef a la Motte to pursue his dream of opening his own restaurant. His new venture is called Foliage and he will continue to pursue his passion of sustainable products, which saw him named a SASSI Trailblazer while still with Pierneef. Chris is a […]

Tanja Kruger

Locally trained at the Institute of Culinary Arts in Stellenbosch, Tanja has made a name for herself competing in international culinary competitions around the world. She has worked at Lanzerac, the Radisson, Five Flies and Hunter’s Country House before taking on the role of executive Chef at Majeka House in 2011. Her French inspired menu […]

Vanessa Marx

Vanessa Marx, a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Art, has a particular interest in creating healthy and allergen-free dishes, which brought her high acclaim during her time as Head Chef at Dear Me. Vanessa’s passion lies in creating dishes using sustainable, seasonal and locally produced products and to encourage people to think about what […]

Frank Dangereux

The Food Barn was created around the idea of bringing fine-dining to the streets. Celebrated chef Franck Dangereux was once the head chef at La Colombe on Constantia Uitsig wine farm, which was voted restaurant of the year six times in the decade he was there, until he bought the old Noordhoek Farmstall on a […]