Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen becomes the first South African to be awarded a Michelin Star - Penguin Random House SA
Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen becomes the first South African to be awarded a Michelin Star

JAN, a restaurant in the south of France owned and run by South African-born chef, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, has been awarded a Michelin Star, as Jan Hendrik becomes the first South African to receive this honour. On the announcement, the chef was quoted on his Instagram feed as saying, "This is where I say. Dreams do come true." The restaurant was also voted as one of the best restaurants in the world by Condé Nast Traveller in 2015.

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 4 Feb 2016

Penguin Random House to publish latest novel by Marita van der Vyver - Penguin Random House SA
Penguin Random House to publish latest novel by Marita van der Vyver

Penguin Random House will be publishing Marita van der Vyver's next novel in Afrikaans and English. Titled Misverstand in Afrikaans, the story is set over a few days in Paris, where a failed South African writer finds himself in the company of a young au pair during the terrorist attacks of 13 November 2015.

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 3 Feb 2016