Share your talents, background and expertise.Award winning Chef with 15 years of experience in upscale and casual dining environments. Skilled in new menu development with a focus on using regional and seasonal ingredients prepared in modern, gourmet fashion. Innovative culinary expert on food preparation and presentation. Additional accomplishments: ● Selected and sponsored by the South African Embassy to assist Peter Gottgens (Executive Chef/Owner, Springbok Café in Chiswick, London) during the annual one month South African Festival. (2001) ● Won Chaine des Rotisseurs Best Young Chef of South Africa, representing South Africa against 23 countries in Calgary, Canada. (2004) ● Featured on local cooking shows and conducted many radio interviews on cooking. ● Participated in numerous cook-offs against top South African chefs at food & wine festivals.