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The drought seemed to hit Cape Town tourism hard — but a new report says hotels did okay

A new report into SA's hotel market says the Cape Town drought didn't hurt the city's hotels all that much. After growing more than 7% in 2016, the report says, guest nights in Cape Town still grew in 2017 – if only by 1%.

Head Chef Cape Town

New property opening in September in Cape Town. Funky new restaurant within the property looking for a modern chef who can do great food with personality. Would suit an up and coming culinarian who wants to make a name for themselves.

Hospitality’s Mental Health Struggle

By Stephen Hickmore - The first week in May was especially difficult. It was a dark week. We lost two lovely chefs. They decided that life was no longer worth living. We didn’t see it coming. They both seemed just fine.

  • Chef Quotes


    Chef Quotes

    You know that old expressions "It's not whether you win or lose it's how you played the game."
    That line was definitely not coined by a chef. Because for a chef, it's only about whether or not you pull through. If you fail, nobody cares how hard you tried. - Chef Marcus Samuelsson


  • Richard Branson: How sorely the world misses some Madiba magic

    I often wonder what Madiba would make of these turbulent times we live in now. When he passed away in 2013, at the age of 96, few of us had any idea how divided the world would be just a few years later.

    Tsogo Sun in R23 billion HPF deal

    CAPE TOWN - South Africa’s largest hotel and casino operator, Tsogo Sun, has sold seven of its casino and hotel businesses to Hospitality Property Fund (HPF) in a shares-and-subscription deal worth R23 billion. In a statement released by Tsogo Sun on the Stock Exchange News Service yesterday the hotel operator said that the transaction was in line with the board’s strategy to restructure Tsogo Sun into three separate and distinct operating divisions, being a property division, a gaming division and a hotel management division.

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