Cape Town: Here’s What To Expect At The 2015 Good Food & Wine Show

This year’s Good Food & Wine Show runs from 21 to 24 May and it promises to be yet another scrumptious invitation into the world of culinary delights. Local and international chefs will be demonstrating new and innovative ways of cooking and introducing the latest, state-of-the-art culinary equipment. The spotlight this year, will be on home-grown chefs and South African food trends.

Headlining the local-chefs line-up is the popular Siba Mtongana, host of Food Network’s Siba’s Table, and perennial favourite Jenny Morris, The Giggling Gourmet, also a host on Food Network and a cookery-book author. Visitors will get to see other noteworthy local foodies showcasing their cooking styles and will also other local chefs who are setting trends  in South African cuisine.  International celebrity chefs include TLC’s Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, and Matt Preston, the MasterChef Australia  judge. All the celeb chefs will take part in live cooking demonstrations at the Celebrity Chefs Theatre, and these are must-see shows – take note of the dates and times, as seating and shows are limited.

Locally produced fare such as chutneys and cheeses will be on display at Speciality Street.  And, as the city is located in wine country, it’s to be expected that the finest wines will be on display.  You can get informed on, and taste, which wines pair best with which food at The Art of Wine stand.

In keeping with the demands of the health-conscious Capetonian, this year The Good Food & Wine Show introduces the Health Hub, which is aimed at encouraging food lovers to make healthier food choices.  The well I am kitchen, situated in the Health Hub will be run by health and fitness expert, Lisa Raleigh and will include live demonstrations that will inspire healthy cooking and eating.

Get yourself (and your partner/friend/children) a ticket and treat your taste buds to a celebration of NEW flavours!


Tickets are available at Computicket or at the door.

Ticket Prices are as follows:

Adults: R130

Ages 13-18: R110

Pensioners R110

Ages 7-12: R50

Ages 0-6: Free

Combo: R155 (includes a taster glass and 5 tasting vouchers – additional vouchers at R25 for a book of 5)

Glass: R30 (bought separately including 5 tasting vouchers)

10+: R1000 (or R100 per ticket based on 10 or above)


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Thuli Gogela is a Food Technologist with 8 years of experience developing products in food manufacturing. She is dedicated to discovering wholesome traditional dishes and recipes with a distinctive taste from different parts of the African continent. Thuli is well known for her food blog, Mzansi Style Cuisine which was established in 2010. She saw a gap in the traditional food market that people were hungry for. From there, it didn’t take long to build her brand. In 2013, she started writing a recipe column for the Cape Times for and has collaborated with some of the biggest brands in South Africa namely, Knorr, Nedeburg Wines, First Choice and Spekko rice. Not only does Thuli feature traditional African dishes, she’s also open to developing recipes, food consultations and brand collaborations.

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