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ONE&ONLY REACHING FOR YOUNG STARS 

 

Awards Ceremony

 

 

 

Glamorous Reuben’s was the setting at the One&Only, Cape Town for the annual One&Only Reaching for Young Stars awards ceremony. Five major cookery schools; Cape Town Hotel School (CPUT), Silwood School of Cookery, South African Chefs Academy, The International Hotel School and The Hurst Campus took part in this carefully constructed competition. 

 

 

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SOCIAL PAGES! GAUTENG LAUNCH

CAPE LEGENDS INTER HOTEL CHALLENGE

 

 

 

An initiative that is a powerful entity for the upliftment, training and nurturing of the thousands of young people that come into the hospitality industry creating an opportunity for the participating hotels to become a unified force. 

 

 

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OUT TO LUNCH AT VINEYARD HOTEL & SPA

 

A Chef’s Table with Executive Sous Chef Shane Louw at the gracious Vineyard Hotel & Spa with Cape Legends and Pongrácz’s Winemaker Elunda Basson, introducing their candidates for the Inter Hotel Challenge.

 

 

Executive Sous Chef Shane Louw with Hombakazi Xazana of Rosie’s Kitchen & Bakery (Front), Candidate Chef Samantha Temmers (Back) and Candidate Wine Steward Ndaba DubeWinemaker Elunda Basson has garnered many distinguished accolades internationally and will be mentoring Candidate Wine Steward Ndaba Dube in the months to come.

 

 

The menu was conceived in an interesting way - each of the three courses served comprised of three harmonising entities. Each paired with three Méthode Cap Classiques from the house of Pongrácz. 

 

 

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SEE! OUT TO LUNCH


 

Lion Sands hosted an alfresco Chaîne des Rôtisseurs lunch party recently. Winemaker Frank Meaker of Bovlei Cellar, now part of Wellington Wines, flew in for the lunch and presented their fine wines with great aplomb. 

 

 

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THE RISE OF THE SOMMELIER  WINE GURUS

Hilary Prendini Toffoli meets the professionals

 

 

Sommelier – pronounced som-mell-yay - is the French word for wine waiter. It’s not just a fancy term. Wine that complements a well-prepared dish is an integral part of eating out. South Africa’s new generation of sommeliers talk wine with Hilary Prendini Toffoli. 

 

 

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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! JOHN JACKSON

 

Representing the Royal Portfolio Collection.
Three of the most luxurious lodges in South Africa
each set in an exquisite location; Royal Malewane
& Africa House in the Greater Kruger Park,
Birkenhead House & Birkenhead Villa in Hermanus
and La Residence in Franschhoek, where John prepared lunch.

 

 

Not a follower of fashion, John’s approach to food is a classic one. At the Royal Malewane he offers a table and dishes that are simple in the best sense, deeply delicious and satisfying. Guests have been known to return year after year, looking forward to having their favourite specialties, with so many requests for recipes that they are now a parting gift!  

 

 

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CRÈME DE LA CRÈME! BERTUS BASSON

At Overture Restaurant perched above
Hidden Valley in the Stellenbosch region.

 

 

 

Bertus Basson, thoughtful and brilliant in his conception and culinary artistry, plays his hot piano at Overture with utter concentration and precision. He believes in focusing on fine ingredients and original presentation, bringing out the flavours of often the simplest ingredients. 

 

 

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