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Joe Schofield at the Cape Town leg of his masterclass presentations in SA. Image supplied.
Joe Schofield on his unique, multi-sensory Sensorium menus

During a masterclass held on Saturday, 29 June at Cause & Effect Cocktail Kitchen in Cape Town, International Bartender of the Year (Spirited Awards), Joe Schofield took us on a flavour-filled journey...

By Juanita Pienaar 8 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Making a good kitchen great with La Colombe's James Gaag
Making a good kitchen great with La Colombe's James Gaag

At the mere age of 29, La Colombe Executive Chef James Gaag has already established a name for himself in the restaurant industry...

By Robin Fredericks 11 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

How to improve the customer experience at your restaurant
How to improve the customer experience at your restaurant

If you think that you could be doing more to improve the customer experience at your restaurant, read on for some ideas on how to make this happen...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 Feb 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#WomensMonth: Ten tips for women considering a career as a chef
#WomensMonth: Ten tips for women considering a career as a chef

This Women's Month, I take a look at how female chefs cope in today's hospitality industry. The days of male dominated kitchens are definitely a thing of the past as women increasingly make their presence felt.

By Janine Fourie 29 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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

SOUTH AFRICA

Chef Janine
#FoodTrends: what's cooking at the moment?

From the massive helpings of meat-and-three-veg to the extreme minimalism of nouvelle cuisine… just when you think it's all been done, someone comes up with something new...

By Janine Fourie 15 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Sharing is caring at MAReSOL
Sharing is caring at MAReSOL

If you haven't paid MAReSOL, a new restaurant at the V&A Waterfront, a visit yet, it's time. Fantastic views, a social atmosphere and some of the tastiest Portuguese dishes is what you can look forward to...

By Cari Coetzee 15 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#DesignMonth: Behind the 1ON19 dinner series
#DesignMonth: Behind the 1ON19 dinner series

We recently had the pleasure to dine at The Westin Cape Town's ON19 restaurant - apart from enjoying the magnificent views, we also got to indulge in ON19's newest dinners series characterised by one ingredient and one cultivar...

By Cari Coetzee 9 Feb 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Pearl Oliver
Taj Cape Town head sommelier serving wine with ardor

We chat to Pearl Oliver, the head sommelier at five-star Taj Cape Town to find out more about her passion for wine and excellent service...

By Cari Coetzee 1 Dec 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

#YouthMonth: When food runs in the family, old school comes with a twist
#YouthMonth: When food runs in the family, old school comes with a twist

Maximillien Restaurant recently appointed Chef Sylvester Nair, who has been in the kitchen at the age of nine, as their executive chef...

By Cari Coetzee 8 Jun 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Low-carb tea and winter special offers
Low-carb tea and winter special offers

A new Afternoon Tea offering is trying to entice a different market to one of Constantia's most classic and elegant hotels, The Cellars-Hohenort in Constantia, Cape Town.

By Brian Berkman 12 May 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

What restaurant models do tourists prefer?
What restaurant models do tourists prefer?

A National Restaurant Association forecast showed that restaurants serve as the cornerstones in every community. As food consumption remains vital to every tourist's itinerary...

By Josephine Wawira 25 Apr 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Running a financially successful restaurant is about optimising simple processes

Saving pennies hundreds of times a day, over the course of a year, is enough to make the difference between a business that stays open and a business that closes...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 17 Mar 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Five smart management tools to enhance your restaurant business

Managing a restaurant business can be quite difficult because of factors such as intensified competition, rising costs and increased margins...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Feb 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

5 Rooms awakens the senses
5 Rooms awakens the senses

In the valley of the Constantiaberg Green Belt, you'll find a gem of a place, The Alphen Hotel. Hidden there is the intimate 5 Rooms Restaurant...

By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Feb 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Enjoy a one-to-one, or a two-to-one at 212121
Enjoy a one-to-one, or a two-to-one at 212121

212121 Restaurant should really be called 313121. Initially named after the number of choices guests had for dinner, the menu is now expanded to offer three rather than two starters, one soup, three mains, cheese and two desserts.

By Brian Berkman 2 Aug 2013

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