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Top 10 Women Chefs in Cape Town and the Winelands: 2022


For the third year running we are acknowledging female chefs heading up restaurant kitchens in Cape Town and the Winelands.

Started during Lockdown in 2020, as a celebration of Women’s Day, the Top 10 Women Chefs List highlights how few top restaurants have female chefs in their kitchens in general, and even fewer have women chefs heading up the restaurant kitchens.

We are grateful to Brenda Wilkinson of RIO LARGO Olive Estate for sponsoring a gift of its beautiful colourful Extra Virgin Olive Oil packs to our Top 10 Women Chefs. Continue reading →

Woman’s Month: Help us to salute the Cape’s Top 10 Women Chefs!


Yesterday was the beginning of Woman’s Month. Last year we saluted the Cape’s Top 10 Restaurant owners. This year we want to salute the Cape’s Top 10 Women Chefs.

We have teamed up with award-winning Adhara Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil again, each Top 10 Chef receiving a bottle of Adhara EVOO. Adhara producer Venishree Mayer is a leader herself, having been nominated for the Woman of Stature Award, in the Women in Agriculture category. Continue reading →