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True taste of Africa at Birchwood Hotel's newest addition
True taste of Africa at Birchwood Hotel's newest addition

Business-travelling foodies passing through Gauteng can look forward to a uniquely African dining experience with the launch of The Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre's new on-site restaurant, Phomolong...

Issued by Birchwood Hotel 17 hours ago

Allen Ambor
Burger special wasn't financially viable: Spur founder

When Spur ended its popular Monday Buy One Get One Free burger special at the end of March this year, cash-strapped diners mourned the loss...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 hours ago

All images © Abalone House.
Absolutely amazing winter break at Abalone House

Imagine taking a road trip during the much-needed Cape winter rains. Within two hours you reach the quaint fishing village of Paternoster, legendarily named after the thankful prayers of Portuguese sailors who survived being shipwrecked there. Just a quick turn around the coast you enter boutique hotel of note, Abalone House and Spa...

By Leigh Andrews 18 hours ago

Allen Ambor, founder and executive chairman of Spur Corporation.
Spur founder Allen Ambor's tough love approach to business

Iconic SA restaurant chain, Spur Steak Ranches, will be 50-years-old in October this year and has grown into an internationally-recognised brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Terroir's new winter special menu impresses
Terroir's new winter special menu impresses

Winter really is the best time to visit our myriad of amazing wine farms in my opinion, cashing in on some great winter specials is an added bonus. The acclaimed Terroir at Kleine Zalze in Stellenbosch just launched their new winter menu and it's a goodie.

By Ruth Cooper 21 Jun 2017

Boschendal keeping its food garden seasonal and sustainable
Boschendal keeping its food garden seasonal and sustainable

“In winter, the garden is not as dormant as it may seem. It's the time when the root crops are ready, along with brassicas, legumes, and leaves. Growth ticks quietly along and careful tending bears rich rewards.”

21 Jun 2017

Zambia hotels winning at sustainability with agricultural and entrepreneurship projects
Zambia hotels winning at sustainability with agricultural and entrepreneurship projects

The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel team's agricultural and entrepreneurship projects have had far-reaching impacts in terms of sustainability and socio-economic development...

20 Jun 2017

Autumn winners of #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram comp announced
Autumn winners of #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram comp announced

The winners of the autumn edition of Lourensford Estate's Autumn #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram competition has been announced...

14 Jun 2017

Chef Tyron Lumley
Seasoned Chef Tyron Lumley, Fairlawns Boutique Hotel's new executive chef

With various accolades, destinations, and positions at some of the world's finest establishments under his toque, Chef Tyron Lumley, has been appointed as the executive chef at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa...

13 Jun 2017

Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships announce top 10 finalists
Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships announce top 10 finalists

The top 10 finalists making it through to the judging round in the Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships, have been announced...

12 Jun 2017

Big Mac more accessible than ever before
Big Mac more accessible than ever before

The exclusive Big Mac Dinner Experience was designed to educate everyone in attendance about the restaurant's high-quality food standards that are coupled with strictly enforced cooking procedures...

Issued by Pacinamix 7 Jun 2017

Tasting, testing and toasting success of the #TTKXTheLangaProject
Tasting, testing and toasting success of the #TTKXTheLangaProject

The Guga S'thebe arts and culture centre in Langa was humming all afternoon on Saturday and Sunday, 27 and 28 May 2017 with the sold-out-weeks-ago ‘The Test Kitchen X Langa' pop-up charity event...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Jun 2017

Lanzerac Governors Hall Restaurant
Historic Lanzerac Hotel now in ashes

Historic Stellenbosch hotel located in the Jonkershoek Valley, Lanzerac Hotel, has been devastated by a fire. The estate has been closed until further notice...

2 Jun 2017

Stellenbosch eyes higher ICCA ranking for business tourism
Stellenbosch eyes higher ICCA ranking for business tourism

ICCA recently ranked Stellenbosch as one of the top 10 cities in Africa for business tourism event. "Our goal is to move from the seventh to the fourth-best ranking in Africa by 2020..."

2 Jun 2017

Everyday Gourmet with Cavalli's new winter menu
Everyday Gourmet with Cavalli's new winter menu

Look I'm a passionate foodie year round however winter-time meals really get me salivating the most. Cool temperatures, pouring rain, roaring fires and red wine is all just so conducive to enjoying delicious hearty dishes that one doesn't feel too guilty about.

By Ruth Cooper 31 May 2017

La Petite Colombe to open in Franschhoek
La Petite Colombe to open in Franschhoek

The iconic La Colombe's new La Petite Colombe is replacing The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek and will open its doors on Tuesday, 1 August...

25 May 2017

Lily's adds a touch of whimsy to Seapoint strip
Lily's adds a touch of whimsy to Seapoint strip

Lily's, The Kove Collection's new edition and latest eatery gracing the Mouille Point ‘Golden Mile is all kinds of whimsy...

By Ruth Cooper 23 May 2017

Food24 on the hunt for South Africa's hot, new ‘Super Chef'
Food24 on the hunt for South Africa's hot, new ‘Super Chef'

Food24, one of Africa's biggest food websites, is searching for a new generation of super-talented young chefs in their online culinary competition - NextGen...

Issued by 24.com 22 May 2017

Nine global trends in food and beverage
Nine global trends in food and beverage

Globally, food and beverage are playing an increasingly important role in the reason people visit shopping centres...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 May 2017

#FoodTrends: Chocolate health benefits
#FoodTrends: Chocolate health benefits

Chef Janine of Big Easy Durban throws caution to the wind and shares the sheer indulgence of chocolate with bizcommunity readers. But there's a twist - chocolate is full of health benefits and more...

By Janine Fourie 19 May 2017

Hospitality industry needs answers on proposed Liquor Amendment Bill
Hospitality industry needs answers on proposed Liquor Amendment Bill

The hospitality industry is concerned about the unfavourable implications the amendment bill will have. “As it is we don't know where we stand and we need answers...”

17 May 2017

Meet passionate restaurateur and CEO of Jamie's Italian SA
Meet passionate restaurateur and CEO of Jamie's Italian SA

CEO and shareholder of Jamie's Italian South Africa, Stephen Gersowsky, is one of a group of passionate individuals, with a flare for developing the restaurant industry, who brought this renowned chef's brand to South Africa...

17 May 2017

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#Indaba2017: A taste of what's in store

Thousands of exhibitors, travel buyers, visitors and media from all over the world is converging on the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban to experience the dynamic African travel industry...

16 May 2017

Wine and Food Tourism Conference to focus on customer experience, growing loyalty
Wine and Food Tourism Conference to focus on customer experience, growing loyalty

The Business of Food and Wine Tourism Conference, now in its second year, will focus on best practice and how to improve the customer experience...

10 May 2017

The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships is looking for SA's greatest steakhouse
The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships is looking for SA's greatest steakhouse

The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships is once again hunting down South Africa's greatest steakhouse, and inviting members of the public to take part in this exciting annual competition.

10 May 2017

Second day of Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 off the charts
Second day of Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 off the charts

Food & Hospitality Africa 2017 served up another jam-packed day, with visitors exceeding projections and feedback from both exhibitors and visitors positive: exceptional networking opportunities and lead generation are off the charts...

9 May 2017

Constantia Glen's beef goulash.
Rustic winter soup remedy at Constantia Glen

If the thought of cold weather has you feeling all gloom and doom, read this and perk up: On the first wintery Saturday of May we sampled the soup trio at boutique wine estate Constantia Glen...

By Leigh Andrews 9 May 2017

Nick Sarnadas
#AfricaMonth: What's on the menu for Food & Hospitality Africa 2017?

We chat to Nick Sarnadas from Food & Hospitality Africa, the largest pan-African food, drink, and hospitality trade show, to find out what's on the menu this year...

By Cari Coetzee 4 May 2017

UK-born restaurant brand Café Rouge to open in SA
UK-born restaurant brand Café Rouge to open in SA

Fast-food franchising company Gold Brands has announced the planned entry of UK casual-dining brand Café Rouge into the South African market...

4 May 2017

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