SA chefs stir at Culinary Olympics

Bertus Basson, chef at Overture restaurant on the Hidden Valley wine estate outside Stellenbocsh, is the only Western Cape chef to be included in the South African chefs’ team participating in the Culinary Olympics, which started in Erfurt in Germany yesterday. 

Other chefs in the South African team are all from Gauteng, and include Garth Shnier of the Sandton Sun, Rudi Liebenberg of the Saxon Hotel, Trevor Boyd from the Sheraton Pretoria, Marli Roberts from Unilever Foodsolutions, Dilene Cranna from the Sheraton Pretoria and Vicky-Lynn Gurovich from the Saxon Hotel, reports the Sunday Times.

More than one thousand chefs from 40 countries will be participating in the Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung.