So Chef! Southern Africa

Between 12 and 24 October 2015, three top chefs from France and Belgium will travel to South Africa and Lesotho to take part in culinary experiences and create gastronomic masterpieces in seven cities: Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg, Maseru and Pretoria.

  • 12-18 October: Pretoria, Cape Town, East London and Durban
  • 18-24 October: Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Maseru


So Chef! - co-organised by the French Institute of South Africa together with the Alliance Française network - takes place as part of the National Nutrition Week of the SA Department of Basic Education.

Last year, the project gathered 750 guests for the six four-handed and six-handed dinners scheduled in five restaurants around the country; about 400 pupils aged 8 to 18 from 10 schools took part in 40 taste lessons; 200 culinary students learnt French know-how and techniques at five different culinary schools in five cities and 350 people attended the 17 workshops carried out in Alliances Françaises and partner institutions countrywide.


French Institute of South Africa
011 403 0458

Alliance Francaise of Johannesburg
011 646 1169

publie le 07/01/2016

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