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Time Square team: In front, Brett Hoppé (General Manager: Time Square). Second row (left to right): Mohamed Cassim (IT Manager: Time Square); Emma Mothibi (VIP Operations Manager: Time Square); Elroy van Blerk (Operations Manager: Time Square); Faniswa Mkosana (Human Resources Manager: Time Square) and Kevin Caswell (Tables Manager: Time Square). 

Back row from (left to right): Anneli Petrowski (Personal Assistant); Sandise Sibanda (Marketing Manager: Time Square); Shaun Rennie (Group Surveillance and Security Manager: Sun International); Bianco Marini (Slots Manager: Time Square) and Ruben Nadesan, (Financial Operations Manager: Time Square).
Counting down to the opening of SA's most technologically sophisticated casino floor

Sun International's Time Square in Menlyn, South Africa's most technologically advanced casino floor, is nearing completion and will open to the public on 1 April 2017...

1 day ago

Entries open for 2017 Diners Club Winelist Awards
Entries open for 2017 Diners Club Winelist Awards

The 2017 Diners Club Winelist Awards is now open for entries from South African restaurateurs who can now submit their menus and wine lists.

2 days ago

Elephant Cafe
Elephant Café enjoys bush gourmet cuisine success

The Elephant Café has been named The Luxury Travel Guide's Boutique Restaurant of the Year (Africa and Middle East) in the international 2017 awards, further establishing its reputation for bush gourmet cuisine...

17 Mar 2017

Food and beverage retail trends to be discussed at SACSC conference
Food and beverage retail trends to be discussed at SACSC conference

At the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) Research Conference, Dr Yvonne Court, partner & head of international consultancy...

17 Mar 2017

Grenache masterclass with one of SA's top winemakers, David Sadie
Grenache masterclass with one of SA's top winemakers, David Sadie

David Sadie who is at the forefront of the Swartland winemaking revolution and the maker of some of South Africa's best Grenache is the special guest at Wine Menu's first wine tutorial for the year...

16 Mar 2017

Chef Janine
#FoodTrends: explore the world of herbs

Everyone needs to save water – from landscapers to food manufacturers, restaurant dishwashers to prep kitchens as well as Jane Citizen in her apartment. Starting a herb and veggie garden is one way of saving pennies and water...

By Janine Fourie 15 Mar 2017

Three reasons to discover the Robertson Wine Valley
Three reasons to discover the Robertson Wine Valley

I recently attended the Hands on Harvest festival in Robertson. Taking place over a weekend every year, the festival aims to promote the winemakers and farms of the area with multiple events, hands on activities and, of course, wine tastings.

By Ruth Cooper 15 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: The brand pillars of historic Lanzerac
#BrandManagerMonth: The brand pillars of historic Lanzerac

Lanzerac's GM, Barend Barnard, tells the Lanzerac story - from the estate's offering to its award-winning wine...

By Cari Coetzee 14 Mar 2017

S.Pellegrino on the lookout for top young chefs
S.Pellegrino on the lookout for top young chefs

The global competition, S.Pellegrino Young Chef, will be accepting applications from young culinary talent from across the world until April 2017.

10 Mar 2017

The new light lunch options at Steenberg Estate's Catharina's.
Pocket-friendly midday meals at Catharina's at Steenberg

On a windy Cape March Thursday afternoon we chose to seat ourselves outside at a table for two instead of the sheltered inside, lifting the hefty wooden chairs in the hopes of finally spotting the owl family said to flit around the oak trees at Catharina's at Steenberg...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Mar 2017

La Mouette - Gerrit Bruwer, Henry and Mari Vigar
#EatOutHelpOut: StreetSmart SA restaurants helping their communities out

New signage is helping identify participating restaurants as members of the StreetSmart SA restaurant community, allowing restaurants to promote their support more visibly and helping philanthropically inclined diners to...

9 Mar 2017

Behind the Kirton at Foxcroft Restaurant
Behind the Kirton at Foxcroft Restaurant

For some people, careers are a conscious choice. For Scot Kirton, the award-winning chef behind La Colombe and Foxcroft, the love for what he does made it hard to consider anything else, writes Eugene Yiga...

By Eugene Yiga 9 Mar 2017

Lanzerac expands its premium range with new wines
Lanzerac expands its premium range with new wines

Both varietals are produced from vineyards in the Jonkershoek Valley, one of the oldest and smallest wards in the greater Stellenbosch appellation...

6 Mar 2017

Dexter Moren Associates
Tsogo Sun's new dual-brand hotel development entering its final stages

Tsogo Sun's new dual-brand 19-story hotel development in Cape Town is entering its final stages with construction expected to be completed by September 2017...

6 Mar 2017

Candice Philip and Luke Dale-Roberts
Luke Dale Roberts X the Saxon chefs collaborate on new gourmet experience

Chef Luke Dale-Roberts and head chef Candice Philip are taking their collaborative energy to new gourmet heights in the newly introduced

3 Mar 2017

Entries for 2017 Lilizela Tourism Awards open
Entries for 2017 Lilizela Tourism Awards open

The Lilizela Tourism Awards will once again celebrate the best of the best in accommodation establishments and other tourism-related products and services.

2 Mar 2017

#OnceUponaNederburg interactive campaign launches in March
#OnceUponaNederburg interactive campaign launches in March

Nederburg is launching a creative, interactive promotional campaign in participating restaurants in South Africa in early March...

1 Mar 2017

Scenes from the Groote Post market
Darling summer fun at the Groote Post country market

If you visit Groote Post in Darling Hills between 10am and 3pm on the last Sunday of the month during summer, you're in for a treat.

By Leigh Andrews 1 Mar 2017

Harbour eatery all at sea
Harbour eatery all at sea

Panama Jacks has become an institution in Cape Town. But the eatery at the Table Bay Harbour has been given its marching orders by Transnet...

28 Feb 2017

Miguel Chan and Garth Shnier
Tsogo Sun shows off wine auction haul in intimate wine tasting

After a R3.7 million shopping spree at the Nederburg and Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild wine auctions last year, Tsogo Sun shared some of its auction wines in an intimate wine tasting at the Sandton Sun's chefs table...

27 Feb 2017

Primi introduces interactive mobile game
Primi introduces interactive mobile game

Primi has introduced an interactive mobile device game making use of an innovative one-click engagement platform. Collaborating with Smirnoff...

27 Feb 2017

Is café culture fuelling the SA coffee industry?
Is café culture fuelling the SA coffee industry?

Insight Survey's latest SA Coffee Landscape Report 2017 carefully unfolds the global and local coffee markets based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 27 Feb 2017

RocoMamas
Spur aims to grow thriving eateries

Restaurant franchisor Spur Corporation is relishing the opportunity to expand its recently acquired gourmet burger business RocoMamas...

By Marc Hasenfuss 27 Feb 2017

2017 Lanzerac Winemaker Dinners
2017 Lanzerac Winemaker Dinners

Lanzerac Wine Estate's series of Winemaker Dinners will commence on 28 March and will take place on 25 July, 26 September and 5 December thereafter...

24 Feb 2017

Jim Dai and Ian McMahon
Ben Wei launches at Wembley Square

Chef Jim Dai and entrepreneur Ian McMahon have opened Ben Wei (meaning 'original taste'), offering sushi and Asian cuisine, at Wembley Square centre in Gardens, Cape Town...

24 Feb 2017

Stomping up a storm.
Stomping good fun at the Muratie Harvest Festival

When your husband has to work the day of the annual summery Muratie Harvest Festival, all is not lost – you simply invite your parents to accompany you in his stead, as it's a rollicking day out hosted by the estate's current owners, the Melck family...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Feb 2017

Chef Khumalo, BON Hotel Group launches culinary school
Chef Khumalo, BON Hotel Group launches culinary school

Located at the refurbished restaurant venue at BON Hotel Midrand, the culinary school–cum-restaurant is the result of a desire to bring young African chefs into the industry

22 Feb 2017

Get great specials with Restaurant Week this autumn
Get great specials with Restaurant Week this autumn

The autumn edition of the internationally renowned Restaurant Week will commence from 20 April until 30 April. Diners will get access to specials from 100 restaurants in South Africa. Bookings start on 31 March on www.restaurantweek.co.za.

22 Feb 2017

Evashin Naidoo from Garden Court Marine Parade
Tsogo Sun's Deaf Chef programme changing lives

Tsogo Sun introduced a Deaf Chef programme in March 2010, to change the lives of many aspiring deaf or hard of hearing chefs in KwaZulu-Natal...

20 Feb 2017

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