Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Activities,Cape Town,Events | on: May 25, 2017

Inspire Your Taste Buds at The Good Food and Wine Show

This year’s Good Food and Wine Show will see Capetonian foodies clamouring to appreciate this ever innovative and entertaining culinary event. Between Friday the 2nd of June and Sunday the 4th of June 2017, the Good Food and Wine Show will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Guests can attend celebrity master classes and wine tastings, watch talks and demos, and go wild buying and tasting artisanal and street food.

What to Expect at the Good Food and Wine Show

The celebrity chef line-up for the 2017 Good Food and Wine Show includes both local and international chefs and sommeliers. For only R160 per ticket for adults, R110 per ticket for pensioners, R80 per ticket for children between 13 and 18 and free entry for children up to the age of 12, guests can reignite their passion for every facet of the food industry. From baking to wine tasting, health food to cooking for kids, this exhibition is akin to Disney Land for gastronomes.

The Good Food and Wine 2017 Chefs

The headline chefs at the Good Food and Wine Show 2017 are visionaries on the vanguard of the culinary industry. Amongst them are writers, TV chefs, award winners and restauranteurs who have done more than merely earning their stripes in the kitchen. They include the likes of Jan Hendrik Van Der Westhuizen (South Africa’s very own Michelin-star chef), Marco Pierre White, Joao Da Fonseca, Lentswe Bhengu, Reza Mahammad, Sarah Graham, Jenny Morris, Neill Anthony, Vanessa Marx amongst others.

Get With the Programme

One of the family friendly Good Food and Wine Show’s best features is the theatre where visitors can watch cooking shows, talks, workshops, master classes and meet their favourite chefs. Included in the cost of the tickets is access to over seven theatres, including the Chefs Open Theatre.

The Good Food and Wine Exhibition Area

The Cape Town Good Food and Wine Show boasts nine areas with which to entertain the ever hungry. The exhibitions areas have been spilt into market, street food, gourmet, baking, kids, wellness, lifestyle, wine and beer & alcohol sections, making it easier to navigate.

The Cape Town International Convention Centre is only nine minutes away from Taj Cape Town, a gourmet food hub in its own right. Home to fine dining restaurants Bombay Brasserie and Mint, the Local Grill, the Taj offers a welcome respite from the echoing halls of the CTICC. For those away from home, booking into Taj Cape Town will guarantee a good night’s rest. To book accommodation contact: res.capetown@tajhotels.com, or call +27 21 819 2000. To book a table email bc.capetown@tajhotels.com or phone +27 (0) 21 819 2000.

 
 
 
Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Activities,Cape Town,Events | on: May 18, 2017

KAMERS/Makers Gears up for Cape Town

KAMERS/Makers is South Africa’s official treasure trove of handcrafted creativity. Far from the trappings of the mass produced and the marginal, KAMERS is a showcase of authentic South African design, fashion, jewelry, décor, food, wine and so much more! This pop-up market takes place from the 24th to the 28th of May 2017 at the Castle of Good Hope. Between 9:00 am and 17:00 pm market goers can take a stroll and ogle some of the most unique and lovingly crafted products South Africa has to offer.

KAMERS/Makers: 15 Years on and Still Going Strong

A market lover’s paradise, KAMERS/Makers is in its 15th year of showcasing the unique work of South African crafters and creatives. A shopping experience like no other, tickets for this event are available from only R60 for students and pensioners, up to R240. Items are hand-picked by the KAMERS/Makers team for their ‘perfectly imperfect’ aesthetic. This is a beautiful platform for young designers to gain exposure while selling their work to appreciative connoisseurs. The ambitious exhibitors are also given the opportunity to mingle with like-minded creatives to inspire one another and compete creatively.

More Than a Market

Of course, no market is complete without the taste bud swelling artisanal delicacies and good wine! Add to the mix great entertainment and you have yourself a great day out. KAMERS/Makers guests can expect to watch live music acts like, Capetonian sister duo – The Betsie Beers, violinist – Hezron Chetty, multi-instrumentalist – Emile van Dango’s Yellow House and all girl band – Heroine.

Cashless Convenience

Partnering with ABSA, KAMERS/Makers introduced a cashless system in 2015. For the convenience of both traders and customers, this system allows market goers to use their credit and debit cards at stalls for food and the various goods on sale. Those who prefer to shop with cash can load money onto their KAMERS/Makers shopping cards to enjoy its speedy tap and go functionality.

While you take a leisurely stroll through the KAMERS/Makers pop-up market, our dedicated team at Taj Cape Town will be fluffing up pillows, polishing cutlery and lighting candles to ensure your stay is nothing less than exceptional. Taj is just a short nine-minute walk from the Castle of Good Hope where KAMERS/Makers is being held. Hungry guests can choose between Mint, the Local Grill and the Bombay Brasserie for a gourmet meal, or The Twankey Bar for a well-earned craft beer or decadent cocktail. To book a table, email bc.capetown@tajhotels.com or phone +27 (0) 21 819 2000. To book accommodation, phone +27 (0) 21 819 2000 or email sales.capetown@tajhotels.com.

 
 
 

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