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

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...

3 days ago

Flex Catering launches first ever catering KDS (Kitchen Display System)
Flex Catering launches first ever catering KDS (Kitchen Display System)Article

The catering industry grew 50% faster than the entire restaurant industry in the last couple of years. In 2018 in the United States, catering made up more than $60bn in sales...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 10 Sep 2020

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

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

Letlhogonolo Thobejane
#WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in AfricaArticle

Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

28 Aug 2020

Lockdown-inspired digital innovations are here to stay
Lockdown-inspired digital innovations are here to stayArticle

The impact of the Covid-19 has been hard felt by businesses in the service industry. Local movements have been used to demonstrate the effect the nationwide lockdown has had on the various industries...

26 Aug 2020

Local eateries going digital now at risk of cybercrime
Local eateries going digital now at risk of cybercrimeArticle

With many restaurants having implemented online ordering and new digital payment systems in a bid to survive the lockdown, they also face new cyber risks...

Doros Hadjizenonos 24 Aug 2020

Cooking up a storm: Restaurant staff protest across South Africa
Cooking up a storm: Restaurant staff protest across South AfricaArticle

Curfew and alcohol ban cited as major factors as the industry sheds thousands of jobs...

Zoë Postman, Nokulunga Majola, Ashraf Hendricks, Joseph Chirume and Lucas Nowicki 23 Jul 2020

Liquor traders, restaurants plead with govt to lift alcohol ban
Liquor traders, restaurants plead with govt to lift alcohol banArticle

Industry bodies representing South Africa's alcohol and restaurant industries have requested for the sale of liquor to resume based on a set of conditions to be agreed by both parties...

22 Jul 2020

The sit-down restaurant industry's blueprint for recovery
The sit-down restaurant industry's blueprint for recoveryArticle

The Restaurant Collective (R|C) has launched its roadmap to recovery which it sees as a practical plan that can succeed if it garners broad support...

Grace Harding 22 Jul 2020

Introducing fomo, a free food specials and events app
Introducing fomo, a free food specials and events appArticle

Business builder Harken Holdings recently launched a food specials and events app called fomo. The app is intended to help both consumers find specials in their area...

21 Jul 2020

Radford Dale contributes half a million rand's worth of wine stock to Grub & Vine's #RestaurantRescueProject
Radford Dale contributes half a million rand's worth of wine stock to Grub & Vine's #RestaurantRescueProjectArticle

Wine producer Radford Dale has committed to contribute half a million rand's worth of its stock to Grub & Vine's #RestaurantRescueProject - which is intended to assist South Africa's restaurant industry during the Covid-19 pandemic...

16 Jul 2020

Dean Kowarski, CEO of Real Foods Group
Real Foods expands Kauai, launches Free Bird and acquires Uber NutritionArticle

Real Foods Group, which lists Kauai, Nü Health Food Café and other food brands in its portfolio, has diversified during lockdown...

1 Jul 2020

Mr Yum food ordering platform arrives in South Africa
Mr Yum food ordering platform arrives in South AfricaArticle

Mr Yum has launched in South Africa, allowing customers to order and pay for food from their favourite local restaurants through the Mr Yum website...

10 Jun 2020

How the Chefs with Compassion alliance is producing sustainable meals for vulnerable communities in SA
How the Chefs with Compassion alliance is producing sustainable meals for vulnerable communities in SAArticle

Chefs with Compassion has been producing sustainable meals for vulnerable communities in South Africa during the Covid-19 lockdown. In the process, it has sparked a surplus-driven movement - which it intends on extending beyond the pandemic...

5 Jun 2020

Workbench's resourcefulness helps Denny to 'add goodness'
Workbench's resourcefulness helps Denny to 'add goodness'Article

Proudly local brand Denny Mushrooms wanted to show its solidarity with the restaurant industry and at the same time raise awareness around mushrooms as a delicious and healthy ingredient. Workbench was tasked to come up with a campaign in a very short space of time against the marketing objective...

Issued by Workbench 4 Jun 2020

Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund reaches R1m
Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund reaches R1mArticle

The Restaurant Relief Fund, developed by Eat Out owner New Media, is currently assisting 32 restaurants in seven provinces, helping them make over half-a-million meals in May for hungry people across South Africa...

Brent Smith, Issued by New Media 14 May 2020

Mr D Food to resume operations as lockdown enters stage 4
Mr D Food to resume operations as lockdown enters stage 4Article

The Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa will enter stage four on Friday, 1 May 2020 - which means several restrictions will be eased including the relaxation of regulations relating to restaurants. Thus, Mr D Food will be resuming its operations...

30 Apr 2020

Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund launched
Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund launchedArticle

The Eat Out Restaurant Relief Fund, in partnership with Community Chest, aims to support an industry in crisis as they provide hope and kindness to needy communities...

24 Apr 2020

Yuppiechef, Andy Fenner and Dylan Jones to hold online art auction in aid of SA's restaurants
Yuppiechef, Andy Fenner and Dylan Jones to hold online art auction in aid of SA's restaurantsArticle

After artist Dylan Jones sold some of his sketches to help out the hospitality industry, Yuppiechef and Andy Fenner of Frankie Fenner Meat Merchants have teamed up with the artist and taken his fundraising efforts a step further by hosting an art auction on Instagram on 24 April 2020...

23 Apr 2020

How SA chefs are helping the most vulnerable during lockdown
How SA chefs are helping the most vulnerable during lockdownArticle

These SA chefs have been doing their bit to help those who may worse off during these turbulent times...

21 Apr 2020

Eat Out launches crowdfunding efforts for SA's restaurants, postpones Restaurant Awards
Eat Out launches crowdfunding efforts for SA's restaurants, postpones Restaurant AwardsArticle

Eat Out has made a couple of decisions to assist the South African restaurant industry during the Covid-19 lockdown. In addition to launching a crowdfunding on GoFundMe and BackaBuddy to support local restaurants, Eat Out has also postponed its annual Restaurant Awards and has stopped reviewing restaurants...

2 Apr 2020

Restaurants can play a crucial role in the fight against Covid-19
Restaurants can play a crucial role in the fight against Covid-19Article

"Restaurants are quintessentially community serving and as such should play an active role in contributing to an overall preventative effort while continuing to serve its customers."

18 Mar 2020

The path to business success lies in time management
The path to business success lies in time managementArticle

Many entrepreneurs struggle to manage work-life balance...

21 Feb 2020

Waterkloof's Paul Thinus Prinsloo shares 5 food trends to look out for in 2020
Waterkloof's Paul Thinus Prinsloo shares 5 food trends to look out for in 2020Article

Winner of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef Africa & Middle East 2019 and Chef de Partie at The Restaurant at Waterkloof, Paul Thinus Prinsloo shares his top five food trends to look out for in 2020...

12 Dec 2019

SA-born British Bake Off judge Prue Leith to visit SA in February 2020
SA-born British Bake Off judge Prue Leith to visit SA in February 2020Article

British-South African restaurateur, businesswoman, writer and Great British Bake Off judge, Prue Leith, will return to her home country in February 2020...

1 Nov 2019

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A taste of what to expect from the American Express Dining AwardsArticle

If you've never been to the perfectly named Isola restaurant at the One and Only Hotel, you're in for a surprise as it's not in the main hotel but a true island of its own, along a wooden pathway that feels like you're in a tropical resort, with flowing water features, inviting wooden pool loungers and an impressive pool at your feet. That's where the 72 candidates for the 21st American Express Dining Awards were revealed...

Leigh Andrews 23 Sep 2019

In search of foodie heaven
In search of foodie heavenArticle

Judges and shortlists announced for the new American Express Dining Awards 2020...

Issued by OnPoint PR 18 Sep 2019

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New South African reservation website launchedArticle

Reservation software company, Dineplan announced on Friday, 30 August 2019, that it has officially launched a website that allows diners to search and instantly book online at thousands of restaurants across South Africa...

Jenna Cook 2 Sep 2019

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S.Pellegrino Young Chef semi-finalists signature dishes revealedArticle

Each young talent will compete in four categories, the winners of each going through to the international grand finale in May next year, to be held in Milan...

22 Aug 2019

Celebrating 21 years of mouth-watering delights from SA's culinary scene
Celebrating 21 years of mouth-watering delights from SA's culinary sceneArticle

American Express (Amex) is celebrating the 21st anniversary of the American Express Dining Awards by revitalising the programme in an entirely new format...

Issued by OnPoint PR 5 Aug 2019

Gåte at Quoin Rock receives 4 World Luxury Restaurant Awards
Gåte at Quoin Rock receives 4 World Luxury Restaurant AwardsArticle

The Gåte Restaurant at the Quoin Rock Wine Estate in Stellenbosch has received four accolades at the 2019 World Luxury Restaurant Awards...

11 Jul 2019

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Entries open for Eat Out Woolworths Sustainability Awards 2019Article

The closing date for entries is 31 August 2019...

18 Jun 2019

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Entries open for S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2019/20 competitionArticle

South African chefs, David Higgs, Angelo Scirocco and Vusi Ndlovu share their experiences with the competition and shares advice for young chefs preparing to embark on this global gastronomic journey...

12 Mar 2019

Retail marketing and point of purchase trends for 2019
Retail marketing and point of purchase trends for 2019Article

Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.'s company thought leaders are peeking into their crystal balls to predict what the coming 365 days have in store for the retail and point-of-purchase industries...

Leo Van De Polder 28 Feb 2019

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

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

Robin Fredericks 5 Feb 2019

Restaurant trends for 2019
Restaurant trends for 2019Article

It's time to begin thinking about the trends that will dominate the restaurant industry in the coming year. Toufic Akl, partner at Hodema Consulting Services, tells us what to look out for in 2019, as we sharpen our knives and forks in anticipation...

3 Jan 2019

The Shortmarket Club expands with The Commissary
The Shortmarket Club expands with The CommissaryArticle

At the recent Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, The Shortmarket Club in Cape Town was ranked as one of the 20 best in the country...

Eugene Yiga 12 Dec 2018

300,000kg of surplus food donated through KFC Harvest programme
300,000kg of surplus food donated through KFC Harvest programmeArticle

KFC South Africa's Harvest initiative aims to change the way the quick service restaurant industry deals with surplus food in restaurants...

5 Sep 2018

Find, book and rate SA restaurants with Eat Out's new free app
Find, book and rate SA restaurants with Eat Out's new free appArticle

South African food guide Eat Out has launched a new free app. The app will provide users with the ability to book and review more than 6,000 restaurants across the country.

13 Jun 2018

CHS, Ocean Basket partners to boost hospitality industry skills
CHS, Ocean Basket partners to boost hospitality industry skillsArticle

With an induction programme starting late last year, the training courses have continued with the Ocean Basket management team and has steadily filtered down to delivering skills to restaurant managers and staff...

24 Apr 2018

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

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...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 Feb 2018

Chef Liam Tomlin
Care's celebrates ethical and sustainable food culture, awards young innovative chefsArticle

Care's is a globally attended event that has become synonymous with ethics and sustainability. The third annual event was attended by food luminaries who are all committed to cutting food waste through their own restaurants and projects....

13 Feb 2018

SA's biggest restaurant awards adapts to international trends
SA's biggest restaurant awards adapts to international trendsArticle

New Media Publishing has announced exciting changes for Eat Out, SA's best guide to SA's best food, for 2018...

Issued by New Media 9 Jan 2018

Changing face of retail presents opportunity for the wine trade
Changing face of retail presents opportunity for the wine tradeArticle

Embrace the chaos brought by the mobile phone-fueled digital age and look to Portugal for a road map to success in the USA...

7 Dec 2017

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Plant-based diet a mega 2018 trend. Restaurants need to adapt and diversifyArticle

The plant-based lifestyle is set to be a mega trend for 2018 with a host of celebrities, nutritionists, and millennials advocating the benefits of a plant-based diet...

13 Nov 2017

Chef Glen Foxcroft-Williams. Photo: Claire Gunn
How are SA restaurants weathering the storm?Article

Restaurants play a significant role in how tourists experience South Africa, but hospitality is faced with challenges that make operating in a tight-margin industry particularly difficult...

1 Nov 2017

Study: The digital future of the restaurant industry
Study: The digital future of the restaurant industryArticle

How do restaurants use digital solutions - or why do they refrain from using them? What are their demands, and why is it worth it to drive digitisation in an industry that is still largely operated in the analogue world?

13 Sep 2017

Bushman's Kloof wins at 2017 Diners Club Winelist Awards
Bushman's Kloof wins at 2017 Diners Club Winelist AwardsArticle

Bushman's Kloof Wilderness Reserve has been named Best Diamond Award winner by the Diners Club Winelist Awards.

1 Aug 2017

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