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Foodies meet #Brewfood - Beerhouse launches new menu and food trend
Foodies meet #Brewfood - Beerhouse launches new menu and food trend

Remember a time before craft beer? Strange to think that only a few years back, your local beer options were pretty much Castle or Black Label. Now beers come artfully packaged and flavoured with anything from cinnamon to pineapple...

By Ruth Cooper 14 Sep 2017

#THINCAfrica: Developing Africa's hospitality professionals of the future
#THINCAfrica: Developing Africa's hospitality professionals of the future

Associate Dean and Professor at ESL, Dr Achim Schmitt, participated in a panel discussion on HR and education issues in the hospitality industry at the THINC Africa conference...

By Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017

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The Table Bay brings green consciousness to employees, educates on R&R

R&R - reuse and recycle - is at the top of Table Bay's waste management agenda and the hotel is currently running an extensive training programme to educate staff on "how".

13 Sep 2017

#THINCAfrica: An economic rethink on domestic tourism
#THINCAfrica: An economic rethink on domestic tourism

CEO of Tourism, Sisa Ntshona shared his thoughts on global and local tourism and how we, as locals, can do our part in helping the South African economy through travelling locally...

By Robin Fredericks 12 Sep 2017

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Radisson Blu Super Breakfast prompts creative social media video campaign

To showcase their new super breakfast offering, Radisson Blu launched a creative, multichannel social media video campaign inspired by the magic moments that take place around the breakfast table...

7 Sep 2017

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Localisation key in Carlson Rezidor's development strategy for Africa

As a hotel group, Carlson Rezidor is constantly reconciling localisation and world-class hospitality. "It is becoming increasingly clear that we can't have one without the other.”

4 Sep 2017

#WomensMonth: Convenient home-style meals with Why Cook
#WomensMonth: Convenient home-style meals with Why Cook

Why Cook is a Gauteng-based catering company that focuses on delivering modern home-style cooking made from fresh ingredients directly to one's door...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Aug 2017

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CCCC & H taps into coffee culture with Vida e Caffè

For an overwhelming majority of travellers, an excellent "cup of Joe" rates close to the top of the list of their hospitality expectations...

31 Aug 2017

The potential economic impact of hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023
The potential economic impact of hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023

According to a Grant Thornton economic impact assessment, hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023 will bring South Africa R27.3bn in direct, indirect and induced economic impact...

30 Aug 2017

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The Table Bay wine list inspires exploration

For the second year in a row, The Table Bay has received a Diamond Award in Diners Club Winelist Awards - the highest possible achievement and a testament to the hotel's focus...

21 Aug 2017

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#WomensMonth: Two decades in food driven by passion

The President Hotel has welcomed travellers from around the world for decades and the hotel's longest-standing employee, junior sous chef Caroline Ncoko, has been around for two of those...

By Cari Coetzee 11 Aug 2017

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Lufthansa Airlines dispel female flight attendant misconceptions

Lufthansa Airlines chats to Maira Madeleine Nolte, a Lufthansa flight attendant, about the importance of flight attendants, providing insight into what the profession really entails...

10 Aug 2017

Distell Inter Hotel Challenge 2017 winners announced
Distell Inter Hotel Challenge 2017 winners announced

The challenge, championed by Distell, is hotly contested as hotels around SA present their protégés. The candidates compete in different categories over a period of months...

7 Aug 2017

Judges with Candidate Chefs in Cape Town. From left to right: Capsicum Culinary Studio’s Julietta e Silva, Megan Angus (Woodview Wagyu & Angus Beef), Craig Cormack (Celebrity Chef), Marieta Human (Hospitality Consultant), and Chief Judge Heinz Brunner (Honorary President of the South African Chefs Association, past Vice-Chairman of the World Body of Chefs and team manager of the Culinary Olympics team)
Fifth Distell Inter Hotel Challenge around the corner

The Distell Inter Hotel Challenge, labelled the 'Oscars of the hotel world', which celebrates its fifth anniversary, has become a red-letter annual event on the hotel industry calender...

3 Aug 2017

Sea Point promenade at sunset
Four trendy things to do in Sea Point

When you head off to Cape Town on holiday, you've probably got a pretty good idea of many of the things you'll do in the Mother City, but there's a new entrant in Cape Town's trendy mix...

3 Aug 2017

ChefMLK apprenticeship programme to help grow the industry with skilled chefs
ChefMLK apprenticeship programme to help grow the industry with skilled chefs

ChefMLK School of Cooking has introduced an apprenticeship programme which will enable employers to equip young, upcoming chefs in-house with the necessary skills and qualifications to grow in the industry...

2 Aug 2017

A scene from last year's Say Cheese Fair.
Smile for local artisans and #SayCheese!

If you're still fixated on yellow cheese and your favourite four varietals are cheddar, gouda, mozzarella and feta, best you visit the Say Cheese Fair later this year...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Jul 2017

SA Tourism ensures SMMEs participate in SA's first Holiday Expo
SA Tourism ensures SMMEs participate in SA's first Holiday Expo

SA Tourism has teamed up with the Future Group hosting the inaugural Holiday Expo, an experiential showcase, to ensure that SMMEs in the tourism industry get the opportunity to market and showcase their businesses...

21 Jul 2017

Calling all sommeliers for SA's Best Young Sommelier competition
Calling all sommeliers for SA's Best Young Sommelier competition

To empower the next generation of professional sommeliers, the South African Sommelier Association (SASA) in association with Moët & Chandon introduces the Best Young Sommerlier competition, with entries now open until 29 July 2017.

21 Jul 2017

To advance youth in tourism, we need to advance new skills
To advance youth in tourism, we need to advance new skills

There are opportunities for young South Africans in the travel and tourism industry, but we need to ensure they have the skills to march into the future with confidence...

By Tim Smith 18 Jul 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

#GFWS2017: All the good food, wine and memories
#GFWS2017: All the good food, wine and memories

My highlight of the 2017 Good Food & Wine Show, held at the beginning of the month at the CTICC was the life-size grey elephant cake with tiny calf lumbering alongside her. But there was so much more to see, hear, touch, taste and smell...

By Leigh Andrews 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

#GFWS2017: Good brand hunting at the Good Food & Wine Show 2017
#GFWS2017: Good brand hunting at the Good Food & Wine Show 2017

Not a regular attendee of foodie events, I wandered from the furthest reaches of the CTICC parking to collect my accreditation...

By Terry Levin 5 Jun 2017

Moments of Truth: The benefit of self-empowerment through ownership
Moments of Truth: The benefit of self-empowerment through ownership

A genuine hospitality experience can only be realised when employees are not only effective, but also motivated to contribute towards a guest's ultimate experience...

By Chris Godenir 30 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

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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