South Africa has won Gold in the Restaurant of Nations section of the Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung at the Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany, reports Travelwires.     The Culinary Olympics take place every four years.

Cooking for 110 persons, the team of ten top South African chefs prepared a three-course meal reflecting South Africa’s unique cuisine.  The menu consisted of a crayfish starter, springbok loin and shoulder as main course, and was crowned with a naartjie and chocolate malva pudding.   They won Gold alongside the chefs from Singapore, the only two countries to be awarded gold medals.

Congratulating the SA team on their golden achievement, Moeketsi Mosola, CEO of S A Tourism,  said :” South Africa has a rich culinary heritage and they did us proud in representing it”.