16 - 19 June 2022
CTICC

Samsung Bespoke Cooking Theatre

There’s no such thing as ‘too many cooks’ when it comes to culinary collaboration and experimentation in a state-of-the-art kitchen space. The Samsung Bespoke Cooking Theatre brings together chefs such as Silo Executive Chef Victoria Canha-Hibbert, foodies and design aficionados who immerse themselves in a modern kitchen theatre that's kitted out with the finest Samsung appliances. See you there?

Samsung Bespoke Cooking Theatre 16 - 19 June

DATE

10:45 - 11:30

12:00 - 12:45

13:30 - 14:15

14:45 - 15:30

16:00 - 17:00

16 June

Chef Mmabatho

Emazulwini Restaurant

Chef  Veronica 

The Silo Hotel

Chef Su-yen 

Chez Fong

Chef  Jonathan 

ProCook

Chef Tina

Home Bao

17 June

Chef Sisipho

Emazulwini Restaurant

Chef Jocelyn 

Food Jams

Chef  Veronica 

The Silo Hotel

Chef Jade

Food Jams

Chef Jade & Chef Shangieda

Pro Cook

18 June

Chef Mmabatho

Emazulwini Restaurant

Chef Veronica 

The Silo Hotel

Chef Su-yen 

Chez Fong

Chef  Jonathan

Pro Cook

Chef Jade & Chef Shangieda

Madame Baker

19 June

Chef Sisipho

Emazulwini Restaurant

Chef Su-yen

Chez Fong

Chef Jocelyn 

Food Jams

Chef Veronica 

The Silo Hotel

Chef Ciska

Madame Baker

Samsung Bespoke Cooking Theatre - Meet the Chefs

Chef Mmabatho

After gaining support on her connective Long Table Experience and a year at Salsify at the Roundhouse.She has gone to open Emazulwini Restaurant where she is focusing on celebrating Zulu/Nguni cuisine. 

EMAZULWINI RESTAURANT

Chef Sisipho

Chef Sisipho is a true representation of what a chef is. An all-rounder that is always ready to roll with the punches. She honed her skills through working at the busiest hotels and mastering every section in one of the top 10 restaurants in the country. She has then gone to open Emazulwini Restaurant with Chef Mmabatho at the end of 2020.

EMAZULWINI RESTAURANT

Chef Jocelyn

Over the past two decades, Chef Jocelyn has become very passionate about every aspect of the culinary arts.

She believes in setting standards, strong work ethics, organization and perseverance to achieve goals – with an intrinsic trust in her creative ability to develop culinary creations.

Chef Jocelyn has a dynamic background – ranging from farms to yachts, fine dining to foraging – food and beverages. Her love of all things solids and liquid has taking her from Canada to London, to Europe and Cape Town.

JAM FOODS

Chef Su-yen

Su-yen came to South Africa and was able to explore her passion for great food and sharing love on a plate through her weekly pop up restaurant in Johannesburg. A meal should evoke memories of culinary delights. These can be as simple as mum’s Wednesday dinner or time travel you back to your favourite holiday,  but the greatest ingredient of all is the coming together of people.

CHEZ FONG

Chef Jade

A proud Capetonian, cook and saxophonist, Jade De Waal has been planning her days around family meals for as long as she can remember with her love for food definitely coming from hours spent in the kitchen. She puts being Afrikaans in background as one of the factors that contribute to this warm and wonderful way of life. Coming from a family of amazing cooks, the kitchen always was – and still is the place to come together and celebrate. 

JAM FOODS

Chef Tina

Tina Long is the founder and creative mind behind Home Bao. She received her Masters in Nutrition with a special focus in Pharmaconutrients to understand how specific nutrients at the right dosage can be used to deliver positive health benefits. She was operations manager at a genetic testing practice where optimal diets were designed based on individuals’ specific genetic test results. With this experience, she founded Home Bao - bringing you great tasting Asian meals that are healthy, nutritious and can be prepared in the comfort of your own home.

HOME BAO

Chef Jonathan

Cape Town raised, Jonathan Phippen, has worked in the Culinary industry across a variety of roles from the Head Chef of buzzing Cape Town restaurants to Culinary Director of a Ghost Kitchen. With over a decade of experience across the industry, his passion is fed by bringing people together through food. He hosts the ProCook Series: professional cooking classes for non-professional cooks that runs on a weekly basis at Soute Studio. 

The ProCook Series is the brain child of Jocelyn Myers-Adams of Food Jams & is hosted in collaboration with Spier Wines.

PRECOOK SERIES

Chef Ciska

Meet your host & master baker, Ciska of Madame Baker - home grown girl from the Winelands. She fell in love with baking through the hands of her grandmother and her amazing Mosbolletjies. Ouma Kleintjie taught her the patience needed when it comes to the art of baking and it is through her that she inherited her unwavering passion and dedication to produce the best quality product possible, regardless of what it is. Forward a few years and Loaves by Madame Baker is the expression of her obsession when it comes to amazing breads, a beautiful cup of coffee and everything mouth watering when it comes to food. Rustic perfection.

MADAME BAKER