With no immediate plan, apart from having “fun with my son, Thomas and contemplating the contents of my next adventures”, executive chef Margot Janse, Africa’s only female Grand Chef and the genius behind The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek, has resigned after 21 years.
Chef Billy Gallagher lives on in the lives of aspirant chefs at the Jackie Cameron School of Food and Wine in Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal. His biography 'Lettuce and a Lady’s Breast' now forms an integral part of the school's set-reading material.
It is with a sad heart that I write this tribute to Liz McGrath - a lady who led by example; who knew what she wanted. She inspired, uplifted, trained, developed and treated her staff with integrity as she continuously strived for more for herself, and for those around her.