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100 restaurants to participate in 2020 Restaurant Week SA

Restaurant Week South Africa will return with 100 participating restaurants from all over the country. The participating restaurants will be running specials from 1 October to 1 November 2020, with general bookings opening on 25 September...

1 day ago

#DoBizZA: Despite Covid-19 health eatery Poké Co expands - Q&A with founder Andrew Flanagan

Despite the challenges facing the food and beverage industry as a result of Covid-19, Andrew Flanagan, founder of health food restaurant Poké Co, recently opened his fourth store...

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

#DoBizZA: Buy local, drink responsibly to kickstart craft beer recovery

With tasting rooms shut for months and retail sales restricted, many local breweries have shed jobs, and some have been forced to shut down entirely...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Food for thought: the global rise of dark kitchens and stores

Behind the door of a nondescript warehouse unit in Wynberg, north of Johannesburg, lies a microcosm of how we are going to buy food for the foreseeable future...

By Rael Levitt 18 Sep 2020

Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubator

The V&A Waterfront has taken the next step in making the Western Cape's first inclusive kitchen incubator a reality by calling for applications...

17 Sep 2020

Two Oceans Aquarium launches a series of dinners

The Two Oceans Aquarium will be hosting a series of dinners, called Deep Blue Dinner, which kicks off in October 2020...

16 Sep 2020

SA journo appointed academy regional chair of The World's 50 Best Bars

The World's 50 Best Bars has appointed South African journalist and drinks writer Leah van Deventer as its first academy regional chair for southern Africa...

11 Sep 2020

Tourism businesses advocate for sustainable industry recovery post-Covid

Samara Private Game Reserve has announced its acceptance as a fellow member of The Long Run - a global community of nature-based tourism businesses committed to meeting the highest standards of sustainability...

8 Sep 2020

South African interprovincial travel soars after restrictions are lifted

It's been a long haul for South Africa as we've struggled to flatten the curve and still keep going somehow. Now, with the recent lifting of many restrictions, people are heading out in their numbers to enjoy everything the country has to offer...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 3 Sep 2020

Social compact needed to restore SA's restaurant, fast food industries

The old saying used to be - "get bums in seats" but with regulations, sensitivity of customers to infection and concerns for employee safety, this is not part of the "new normal"...

By Craig Schwabe 3 Sep 2020

Shane Chanderpaul Phillips, the travelling chef and foodie

Shane Chanderpaul Phillips graduated from False Bay TVET College, Muizenberg Campus December 2017, with a National Diploma in Hospitality and Catering Services. While his roots are in Mitchell's Plain, Cape Town, the world is his oyster...

Issued by False Bay College 2 Sep 2020

Kubayi-Ngubane urges restaurants to stick to Covid-19 rules

The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, has noted with concern the non-compliance by some restaurants since the move to alert level 2 of the Covid-19 risk adjusted strategy...

1 Sep 2020

Famous Brands sells stake in Tashas to founding family

Listed holding company Famous Brands has sold its controlling 51% stake in boutique café brand, Tashas, to the founding Sideris family, who hold the remaining 49%...

24 Aug 2020

TBCSA urges Level 2 compliance by establishments and patrons

The commencement of Level 2 sees the lift on all restrictions on inter-provincial travel, which means a fuller return to business for accommodation...

19 Aug 2020

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