SA’s top restaurants and culinary stars honoured at 2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards

The Test Kitchen was once again confirmed as the country’s top restaurant when it was awarded the Restaurant of the Year title for the sixth consecutive year.


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Controversial chef Conrad Gallagher is back on the menu . . . in Qatar

Now the Irish Sun on Sunday can reveal Gallagher has pitched up in Middle East city Doha after his latest African adventure turned sour.


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PMR Hospitality welcomes strategic new partner

CAPE TOWN – PMR Hospitality Partners, an award-winning hotel development and project management company announced Graham Wood as a strategic new partner. 


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Montecasino’s Aarya welcomes top new chef

Aarya the renowned and upmarket fusion restaurant in Montecasino , Fourways has a new Executive Chef – Rodgers Mahasi – who joins the team with 20 years’ experience in leading hotels and restaurants in South Africa and other African countries. Aarya is the restaurant from South Africa’s first MasterChef winner, Deena Naidoo.


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LSC Group announce Level 2 BBBEE rating

LSC group announce a BBBEE rating of Level 2 Value adding and Empowerment supplier under the new BBBEE Codes. enabling our clients to recognise 125% of their procurement spend with LSC (or any of its divisions) as qualifying BBBEE spend, in terms of the Preferential Procurement element of their scorecard.


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Nico Myburgh takes the reins as hotel manager at Cape Town’s Best Address

After a five-year tenure at Sun International’s iconic The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City, Nico Myburgh has joined the inspired team as Hotel Manager at another of Sun International’s SunLux properties, The Table Bay at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town.


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South Africa’s Best Everyday Eateries announced

Where do South Africans go for their favourite burgers, coffee and steaks? The people’s favourite eateries in the Western Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga were revealed at the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries celebrations in Cape Town and Johannesburg on 17 and 24 October.


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Africa’s Hospitality Industry on the Rise

Recent projections for the continuous development of the hospitality industry across Africa are strong. According to PwC, tourism features as one of the fastest-growing and most vibrant sectors of Africa’s economy, providing opportunities for careers in hospitality and the continent’s economy to thrive and for poverty to reduce as a result.


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Gareth Jordaan – new top chef at the Palazzo

Chef Gareth Jordaan, newly appointed Executive Chef at Tsogo Sun’s five-star Palazzo at Montecasino, believes in “cooking with love and passion, otherwise it’s just a job.” That way, he says, you are always working on your own dream.


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Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year Crowned

The kitchen was on fire at the Unilever Food Solutions Chef of the Year finals, held at the Umhlanga offices on 6 September 2017 as chefs from across the country competed head-to-head in a bid to add the coveted title to their resume, kickstart their careers and win the recognition of their peers. The results of this year’s competition clearly highlight South Africa’s ability to compete as a global culinary tourist destination.


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