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Mpume Mqwebu

Johannesburg, South Africa

Head Chef & Food Writer at Africa Meets Europe Cuisine, Mail & Guardian and The Mercury


Chef Mpume Mqwebu a food writer at the Mail&Guardian, The Mercury Newspaper & Public Sector Manager Magazine,Judge:World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2012. She's cooked in various countries e.g. The Tastes of Chicago (US), Bremen, Germany, Italy, France to name a few. She is also a strong activist for the recognition and advancement of authentic South African Cuisine and of female Culinary experts. Chef Mpume established Africa Meets Europe, 9 years ago, to promote African cuisine through various mediums. The key competencies of the business are as follows: Cooking events - Market Days, cooking demonstrations, farmer food promotions, cooking lessons on African fusion food for tourists (local and international) and produce value add. Representing South Africa at International cooking events. Chef Mpume subscribes to the ethos of "good, clean and fair food" which focuses on promoting small producers.


Johannesburg, South Africa