Posts Tagged “chef”

Interview with a Chef – Jill Okkers

Today I am so excited to be able to post this interview. I met Jill Okkers about a year ago and walked away from the evening with a sore stomach from laughing so much. Jill is warm, intelligent, feisty and very talented both as a chef, and a photographer. Read below to find out more…

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Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 2}

Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 2}

Today we’re continuing our interview with Tim from Tiger’s Eye in Cambodia. Tim is a South African chef who cooked his way around the world before settling in Phnom Penh where he opened two restaurants specializing in progressive Asian cuisine. If you missed the first part, read more here.   Q) Where did you do most of…

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Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 1}

Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 1}

We love meeting chefs and we love traveling. Our interview with Timothy Bruyns is our way of combining the two. Tim grew up in South Africa and was close to completing a degree at UCT before he switched to cooking. After qualifying as a chef and training in various 5 star kitchens, he worked at…

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Meet the Chef: Bryan English

Bryan has been a chef for close to 15 years and has worked at some well known hotels in South Africa and other parts of Africa. Growing up in the little town of George, Bryan didn’t start out determined to be a chef. But once the industry reeled him in, he realised that he wouldn’t…

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Meet the Chef: Louise Heyns

Meet the Chef: Louise Heyns

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a chef? Not a celebrity chef with cookbook deals and a cult-following, but a real-life hardworking chef. The person who works double shifts, who spends most of the day on their feet, who makes food that real people eat. Today we’re meeting a real chef. Louise Heyns is…

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