ONE&ONLY REACHING FOR YOUNG STARS COOK-OFF! 

 

Silwood Cookery School Cuan Butterworth South African Chefs Academy elegant dessert of caramel mousse served with milk ice cream, lemon cremeux, gel, pecan brittle. A fitting partner in Villiera Inspiration 2010 Noble Late Harvest.  Slaley Noble Late Harvest 2007 presented by Morgan-Rae Doose of the Cape Town Hotel School

 

The One&Only Reaching for Young Stars cook-off took place for the fourth consecutive year at the stunning One&Only, Cape Town where our contestants from five major cookery schools and a panel of top judges (see above) took centre stage; Reuben Riffel, Aubrey Ngcungama, Floris Smith, John Jackson, Marieta Human, Penelope Horwood and Michael Olivier. The day began in the spacious kitchens of Nobu at 08h00 where the contestants were cool, calm and collected - remarkably so! Spotless workstations, stainless steel knives flashing, fresh herbs and red onions being sliced meticulously, ice cream churning and foam machines at the ready. 

 

Cape Town Hotel School (CPUT) Olwethu Kondu Silwood Cookery School duo of chefs Cuan Butterworth and Natasha Jacka prepared a main course of meltingly delicious braised pork belly with pork neck croquettes, smoked potato purées and spring vegetables complemented by Slaley Pinotage 2006, presented by Morgan-Rae Doose of the Cape Town Hotel School. The International Hotel School Zach Shaik

 

 

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TRAVEL! HIGH ON THE HOG

 

By Roy Watts

 

 

The Crags - some 20 kilometers from Plettenberg Bay is a wondrous locality featuring golden beaches, unspoiled indigenous forests, and pristine waterways tumbling through the rugged ravines, gorges and gullies that give it its name. An awesome tableau, it is framed by the distant Outeniqua Mountains, all tinged in varying shades of purple. 

 

 

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TRAVEL! GRACIOUS THAILAND

 

By Zodwa Hlatshwayo 

 

 

When Zodwa Hlatshwayo travelled to Thailand recently it was on a magic carpet, sweeping her off to Thailand’s most dazzling five star hotels where she experienced the accommodation and met the executive chefs who skillfully prepare the Thai dishes that have intrigued the world. One of the most popular destinations, Thailand remains a magnet for guests that enjoy their almost unrivalled and gracious standard of hospitality.. 

 

 

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CAPE LEGENDS INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE!
AWARDS GALA DINNER 2014

 

The evening of the 25th July was a momentous one at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, the finale of the Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge. This was a fabulously exciting special occasion. The ballroom was ablaze in shades of gold. 

 

 

 

 

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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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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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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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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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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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