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INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE! CELEBRATION DINNER

 

It was a glittering evening at the historic Vineyard Hotel & Spa on 26th September 2013. The culmination of much preparation, press lunches with Executive Chefs to introduce their candidates chefs and wine stewards. There were grape to glass experiences in the splendid vineyards with top winemakers and finally a two day cook-off at the South African Chefs Academy with the ten hotels who entered for the first Inter Hotel Challenge in Cape Town and a first in South Africa.

 

 

The term hospitality embraces many facets and what the Inter hotel Challenge does is to promote nurturing and mentoring for our candidate chefs and wine stewards. Everyone should be congratulated on their splendid entries. We know that not everyone can be a winner, but what was important was that they participated and succeeded beyond expectation!  

 

 

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2013! INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE COOK-OFF

 

To nurture future Executive Chefs and Sommeliers, giving tangible recognition for striving, aspiration and enthusiasm!

 

 

The Inter Hotel Challenge took place over a period of two days at the South African Chefs Academy in Cape Town where our young contestants showed their colours producing a stunning three course menu. Each course was accompanied by the appropriate Cape Legends’ wine chosen by the Candidate Wine Steward in consultation with the Candidate Chefs. 

 

 

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THE INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE

  

 

A TOAST TO THE INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE WITH CAPE LEGENDS.

The start of an innovative, bold initiative encompassing ten of our great hotels in the Cape… read on.

 

 

 

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SEE! VISIONARY PARTNERS
FOR THE INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE
 

 

 

Many thanks to all our partners and to all who joined Showcook.com in the Inter Hotel Challenge, a first in South Africa where ten of the Cape’s most stunning hotels have come together to promote skills upliftment, training and nurturing of thousands of young people that come into the industry, ultimately provide the heartbeat of our hotels - amazing food and service! Do see… 

 

 

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OUT TO LUNCH AT MOUNT NELSON

 

A Chef’s Table with Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg of the glorious Mount Nelson, part of the Orient-Express Group worldwide, with Cape Legends and Uitkyk Winemaker Estelle Lourens, introducing their candidates for the Inter Hotel Challenge. 

 

 

 

Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg, Candidate Chef Catherine Adonis and Wine Steward Farai Magwada with Uitkyk’s Winemaker Estelle Lourens   

Into the heart of the Nellie, the vital hub - the kitchen, introducing Rudi Liebenberg’s ‘back to the pasture’ menu using seasonal local ingredients, organic and sustainable paired with Uitkyk Wines & Brandy. 

 

 

 

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SEE! HONG KONG!

Stylish, tantalising and exuding energy,
exciting Hong Kong is a blaze of colour and light!

 

 

Hong Kong is a many layered mysterious experience and no matter how many times you visit there is always something new and fascinating to intrigue you. 

 

 

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SEE! CRÈME DE LA CRÈME

 

The Social Scene at Overture 

 

 

 

 

John Jackson, Annette Kesler, Rudi Liebenberg, Bertus Basson and Luke Dale-Roberts

 

John Jackson who represents The Royal Portfolio,
Annette Kesler Editor Showcook.com,
Rudi Liebenberg Executive Chef Mount Nelson,
Bertus Basson Overture Restaurant and
Luke Dale-Roberts The Test Kitchen & Pot Luck Club.

 

It was a splendid day in an unrivalled setting. Imagine how impossibly difficult it was to get all these celebrated chefs together. Charmers all and of course not the least bit temperamental, however here they are and what a stunning lunch they prepared at gorgeous Overture. 

 

 

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CRÈME DE LA CRÈME! RUDI LIEBENBERG

 

Executive Chef of the Mount Nelson, Cape Town,
 and part of the Orient-Express Group worldwide.

 

 

 

Rudi Liebenberg’s reputation and popularity at the Mount Nelson has been growing in leaps and bounds. He is the inspired guiding hand behind Planet, their scintillating and stylish restaurant, one of the most gracious in Cape Town. The words dedication, perfection and purist can be aptly used to describe Rudi’s involvement in his quest for the most natural ingredients and the most sustainable farming practices. He believes implicitly in building trust and relationships with choice suppliers. 

 

 

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TRAVEL! SINGAPORE IN STYLE

 

With Annette Kesler

 

 

Singapore today is a city of contrasts. A garden city that excites the senses, synonymous with the exquisite orchids that proliferate in colourful profusion. Breathtaking with architecture that soars into the skies. Brilliant with a sleek razor sharp style. Above all, spotless, safe and serene. 

 

 

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