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Hard Work Pays Off For Big Easy Durban Chef De Partie

Noel

Noel Kanyemba – Chef de Partie in the kitchen at the Big Easy Durban – is a master at juggling pots and pans, his studies and being a father-of-two. Kanyemba – who joined the Hilton Durban in the main kitchen in February 2012 – recently graduated from an internal three-year …

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Shisanyama Rocks Durban this Heritage Weekend

Shisa Nyama

This Heritage Weekend brings you the smokiest, flame grilled event, when the very first Shisa Nyama Festival lands at People’s Park East, Moses Mabhida Stadium. Seven of the KZN’s most legendary open-flame chefs stoke the coals side-by-side, offering visitors eKasi cuisine in South Africa’s biggest shisanyama spectacle. Finalists in the Shisa …

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Heritage Month Braai Tips From My Chef – Heritage Day 2016

Heritage Day 2016

Heritage Day 2016 As you well know, Heritage day is coming up and South Africans are celebrating our Heritage Day with good old fashioned braais, friends and family. During the month of September, My Chef are running a competition where you could stand the chance to win a gourmet braai …

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Summit Everest with Sean Wisedele at The Oyster Box Hotel

Sean Wisedale - Summit Everest

Sean is the first from Africa to achieve the ‘Seven Summits’ – a mountaineering prize consisting of reaching the summit of the highest mountain on each of the seven continents. Sean’s 40-minute multi- media presentation, accompanied by a glass of wine and canapes, is about reaching the summit of Mount …

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A Fashion Feast at 2016 Fashion Recognition Awards

Amanda Laird Cherry has plenty to celebrate after winning the Fashion Business Award as well as the Durban Fashion Legend award, seen celebrating her win are eThekwini Municipality Business Support Programme Manager, Sindi Shangase together with South African television personality, beauty pageant titleholder, businesswoman, and philanthropist, Basetsana Kumalo

Quintessential Durban designer, Kathrin Kidger, took home the Durban Designer of the Year Award at the vibrant Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) presented by the eThekwini Municipality at the 2016 Fashion Fair Recognition Awards which is currently celebrating five years, hosted at the Inkosi Chief Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on …

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Mount Edgecombe Retirement Village

Mount Edgecombe Retirement Village

Demand for retirement estates continues for outweigh supply A report commissioned by the US government, called An Aging World: 2015, found that 8.5% of people worldwide (617 million) are aged 65 years and over. This number is estimated to jump to around 17% of the world’s population by 2050 (1.6 …

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Tsogo Sun Amashova celebrates 30 years by recognizing local legends

Henk Duys having completed 30 years and Glen Connell having completed 25 years are some of the “local legend” cyclists with their green numbers being recognized by the Tsogo Sun Amashova race organisers in the build up to the 30th anniversary of the race.

South Africa’s oldest road cycling race, Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic is turning 30 this year. As part of the celebrations for reaching this significant milestone, the event’s coordinators have launched a “local legends” campaign. According to Tsogo Sun Amashova’s Race Director, Annie Batchelder, the campaign being run via predominantly …

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Ola’ Mozambique with Cargo Hold

Ushaka Marine World's Cargo Hold Restaurant World Cruise

uShaka Marine World’s Cargo Hold Restaurant is about to embark on a journey experiencing the sights, sounds and culinary delights across many famous coastal ports and destinations around the world without you having to pack a suitcase, the sunscreen or passport. The first “Cargo Hold World Cruise” begins in the …

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Hilton Durban’s Head Concierge Is Awarded his Golden Keys

Head Concierge Wellington Nzuza, Hilton Durban

The world’s most esteemed association of hotel concierges, Les Clefs d’Or, has awarded Hilton Durban’s longstanding head concierge, Wellington Nzuza, his Golden Keys and now formerly becoming a member of the “Society of the Golden Keys”. This prestigious membership is by invitation only and is one of the highest honors …

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Durban ICC ranked in the Top 15 Convention Centres in the World

The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC)

The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) has been named amongst the top 15 convention centres in the world by the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC). The announcement of the finalists of the AIPC Apex Awards was made at the organisation’s annual general assembly held earlier this month in …

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