Gidon Novick shares a plate with Jamie Oliver
Sep15

Gidon Novick shares a plate with Jamie Oliver

Lucid Ventures, a Venture Capital company launched earlier this year by kulula.com founder Gidon Novick today announced its maiden investment. Lucid has acquired a 20% stake in Jamie Oliver’s signature restaurant chain ‘Jamie’s Italian’ in South Africa. Lucid is an FSB approved fund where its investor base benefit from a section 12J SARS income tax incentive.  The incentive was put in place to encourage...

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Jenny Morris speaks about Delicious Festival
Sep14

Jenny Morris speaks about Delicious Festival

1.What can fans expect to see on the Food Network stand this year? Reza and I. Will be have a lot of fun together with our wonderful supporters, lots of “Edutainment” 2.What musical acts are you most looking forward to at this year’s festival?   Macy Gray 3.What are you most looking forward to at the 2016 Delicious Festival? It’s a great opportunity to connect with our supporters, so looking forward to the music and I’m...

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Taj Cape Town hosts ‘The Gallery’ themed fine dining
Aug29

Taj Cape Town hosts ‘The Gallery’ themed fine dining

Luxury five-star hotel Taj Cape Town recently launched ‘The Gallery’, a new fine dining concept celebrating the synergy of three chosen art forms – the art of winemaking, culinary art and fine art.  Each month ‘The Gallery’ showcases works produced by different local artists. These works are uniquely matched with one of South Africa’s finest wine farms and paired with a bespoke menu, curated by one of the talented Taj Cape Town...

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African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel chefs trending
Aug15

African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel chefs trending

Chefs from Cape Town’s renowned luxury hotel, the African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel, have hit the hot spot in chefs’ competitions, both internationally and on the local scene. The recognition of their leading role in defining local food offerings puts the hotel and its cuisine at the very top of the food scene. “We are absolutely thrilled that our Senior Chef de Partie, Michelle Van Sittert, was named a finalist in the San Pelegrino...

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Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch appoints new Executive Chef
Apr26

Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch appoints new Executive Chef

When it comes to food and wine it’s all about the perfect pairing, which can also be said about the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch and their new Executive Chef Matthew Wright: both are young at heart, on-trend and not scared to serve up novel, quirky and of course entirely delicious fare… Hailed by Jo’burg Style Magazine as one of the city’s ‘hot young chefs on the rise’, Matthew, who’s been in his new position since...

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Archie Maclean joins Catharina’s Restaurant as new Executive Chef
Apr19

Archie Maclean joins Catharina’s Restaurant as new Executive Chef

Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg, which pays homage to Catharina Ras who founded Steenberg in the 17th century, is much loved by locals and foreigners alike. “It gives us great pleasure to announce the appointment of Archie Maclean as our new Executive Chef of Catharina’s Restaurant. Archie comes with a wealth of experience, having worked at top luxury properties in South Africa and abroad,” says John Loubser, General Manager at...

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