Top Durban chef: Dine with us and save the hospitality sector

2020-09-18T13:57:51+02:00Sep 18th, 2020|

Almost half a year has elapsed since South Africa went into lockdown. The economic consequences have been profound, particularly for the millions of hospitality and tourism workers. Executive Chef Devandra Narismulu from Newlands, Durban, who has worked for some of our country’s finest restaurants and hotels, is one of them. Despite the easing of the lockdown restrictions, his struggle [...]

Food service suppliers rally to save 1.8 million jobs in the industry

2020-08-03T17:52:12+02:00Jul 20th, 2020|

Johannesburg, 20 July 2020: The food service industry has been among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 lockdown, with an estimated 1.8m people affected across supply chains across the country.  The slowdown has had a dire knock-on effect on the industry, stretching from restaurant owners to delivery drivers, farm workers, pest-controllers, and cleaning staff to name just a few. [...]