Fine Cuisine and Wine with Chaîne des Rôtisseurs

We recently attended a gathering of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs  at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Umhlanga. Hosted by  Philip Mostert, the Bailli Délégué  (national president), it was an enlightening evening where members celebrated, not only their final  gathering of last year.

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Nominate your Food XX Awards Favourite Womxn in Food

Have you nominated your favourite womxn in food? You have until the 31st of December to nominate your favourite womxn in food for the Food XX Awards in partnership with Eat Out. Here's how!

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The Secret Diner: "Great Chefs of the Future"

So lovely having “The Secret Diner”, thank you for your kind words. Your words about my students and “we’re in for some great chefs in the future.” These mean more to me then any award. So so appreciated.

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Anele Tembe: A Seriously Decadent Sweet Tooth

With the next Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine student intake arriving soon, I was reflecting on the #20182019 group and the progress made this year.

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Fun and Festive Year End Functions

Thank you so very much for yesterday. Our Year End Function could not have been more PERFECT!! The food was BEAUTIFUL and DELICIOUS, the service was AMAZING and your suggestion to have drink in the garden is just what we needed.

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Anna Trapido - Brunch Restaurant Review

Anna Trapido, what an honour and a pleasure to welcome you to my school, thank you for your continuous support and encouragement. This truly does mean the world to me. You were hugely instrumental in getting my name out there all those years ago and I feel so proud that you have been to experience Chef Kate’s BR.UNCH restaurant, here at my school.

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TRAVEL KID - Blissful Brunch

“We drove to Hilton which is where you find the Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine. We spent the night in a lovely little room behind Jackie Cameron’s school – it was like a magic room in the Hobbit – up a windy staircase with ivy so you felt like you were going into a secret kingdom.”

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Nkululeko Mlotshwa - 2017 Bursary Winner

Nkululeko Bryan Mlotshwa, the 2017 bursary winner, is an inspiration and I cannot wait to see how well he does in the industry. I thank TASTE for bringing him into my life and my school. He has made so many delicious things – from artisanal bread to cake icing, and gives his all to everything he does.

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Dreams do come true

Born and raised in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, Nkululeko Mlotshwa recognised his interest in food while employed as a general worker in the hospitality industry. That was in 2011. He gained experience in several KwaZulu-Natal restaurants, and in 2016 he relocated to Pretoria with the aim of building on the knowledge he had already gleaned.

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