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REGIONAL COOK-OFFS  

CAPE LEGENDS INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE 


 

 

 

 

Talent, creativity, skill and enthusiasm are what our Candidate Chefs and Candidate Wine Stewards from 21 hotels nationwide brought to the regional cook-offs in June. These seminal events took place in Johannesburg at HTA School of Culinary Art with Stephen Billingham, in KwaZulu-Natal The International Hotel School with Dean Carolyn McDougall and Managing Principal Genée Griffiths and Paul Hartmann’s South African Chefs Academy in Cape Town. 

 

 

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NEW! CAPE LEGENDS INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE

GRAPE TO GLASS

Part Two…

 

 

 

A VINEYARD TALE continues… This was an inspirational time to forge relationships between winemakers who shared their knowledge and passion with our students of wine, each representing a top hotel from KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng as well as our teams from the Cape. Hotels that have a deep commitment to food and wine and determined to offer their guests that very special dining experience. 

 

 

 

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NEW! CAPE LEGENDS INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE

GRAPE TO GLASS 

 

 

 

A VINEYARD TALE It was mid Autumn in the Cape and the leaves were turning when our 21 teams of wine candidates arrived for their ‘Grape to Glass’ days at some of the most historic and beautiful vineyards of the Cape stretching from Franschhoek to Stellenbosch and onto Durbanville Hills. 

 

 

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NEW IN TRAVEL! A LONG WEEKEND IN ZAMBIA

 

With Roy Watts

 

 

A flight from Johannesburg to Livingstone is 20 minutes shorter than one to Cape Town. This accessibility makes it a great destination for a winter escape thanks to its share of the Victoria Falls and a host of wonderful attractions. 

 

 

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IN THE NEWS! IN THE NEWS! IN THE NEWS!

DON’T MISS DON’T MISS DON’T MISS

 


 

Don’t miss La Varenne Celebrity Chef Series Autumn through to Winter Food & Wine Pairings and Hot Spot: Mondiall Restaurant. Catch up with Cape Tourism as they launch their Board Development Fund (BDF). Cape Town has been at its most hospitable best showcasing their elegant and welcoming hotels, fine cuisine and regional wines during the month of May - do see.  

 

 

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BULELWA MAKALIMA-NGEWANA’S VISION FOR THE CITY

 

by Hilary Prendini Toffoli

 

 

 

The town planning dynamo behind Cape Town’s successful bid for World Design Capital 2014 talks about the city’s innovative plans for the future and reveals her idea of a perfect weekend in the city she loves!. 

 

 

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SWEET SURPRISES FOR HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

 

 

 

It is no secret that every cook’s dream machine is the artisan stand mixer in the KitchenAid’s battery of domestic appliances. Produced in a range of stunning colours, brilliantly designed, KitchenAid is a glamorous efficient powerhouse. Their cookbook is simply stunning and over the next couple of months we will be introducing a selection of their very special recipes. Right now try their tropical fruit and jasmine pavlovas, their pineapple tart tatin and tiramisu with raspberries.  

 

 

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SEE! SENTOSA – AN ISLAND WITH A SPLIT PERSONALITY

 

With Roy Watts

 

 

East is east and west is west and never the twain shall meet - except on the Island of Sentosa where they combine and, as Roy watts tells us, creates a fascinating place of extreme contrasts. 

 

 

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A WEEK IN BANGKOK CITY OF TOWERS AND TEMPLES, MALLS AND MARKETS

 

For first time travellers to Bangkok Elizabeth Handley’s travel piece on this fascinating country is required reading! PART TWO

 

 

The whole-sale consumerism in the Far East is mind-boggling. At one end of the spectrum are the awe-inspiring shopping malls – great glass and chrome temples to the famous Western designer labels and expensive electronics goods. At the other end is an incredible abundance of cheap Chinese tat, sold at street stalls and in the markets, and including anything from bling phone covers to T-shirts and Thai woven sandals. 

 

 

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LUNCH DATE AT THE HYATT REGENCY JHB

 

 

Restaurant onenineone is the quintessential meeting place that caters for business lunches the week through! An excellent rendezvous, whether quiet and intimate, a conference lunch party or a special occasion lunch for 12 in their superb private room. Restaurant onenineone presses all the buttons in this tranquil space that overlooks terrace pools and lush gardens in bustling Rosebank. 

 

 

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