• Welcome to the website of the French Institute of South Africa!

  • Bienvenue sur le site de l'Institut Français d'Afrique du Sud !

So Chef ! (12-24 Oct): more than 40 culinary events organised in South Africa and Lesotho

IMG 20151013 160952IMG 0085

October was marked by the presence of 3 Chefs from France and Belgium in South Africa and Lesotho. From the 12th to the 24th of October, our 3 Chefs - Jean Alexandre Galmar (Reunion Island), Yoric Tièche (Antibes) and Nicolas Decloedt (Brussels) - travelled to Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg, Maseru and Pretoria for the So Chef ! project.

 

This year, around 380 pupils from 9 secondary schools took part in the So Chef! workshops; the project gathered 385 guests to the 6 gastronomic dinners organised in partnering restaurants, 260 culinary students learnt cooking know-how and techniques at 11 different Culinary Schools, Universities and TVET colleges, and 260 people attended the 12 workshops and So Chef! events (cocktail, screenings etc.) carried out in Alliances Françaises countrywide.

 

Check out the best pictures of So Chef! project here

 

Nicolas Decloedt (Cape Town, Bloemfontein)

Yoric Tièche (Pretoria, Maseru)

Jean Alexandre Galmar (East London, Durban, Johannesburg)

 

SoChef AmyBiehlF1

 

So Chef! was brought to you by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) and the Délégation Générale de l’Alliance Française en Afrique Australe (DGAF) in partnership with the network of Alliance Française in South Africa and Lesotho, Atout France, the South African Department of Basic Education and the Government of Flanders (Belgium).

 

 

Arts & Culture - Events & News

  • Vogue Nights jozi
    Events & News

    The French "House of Ninja" to perform at the Vogue Nights Jozi

    The French Institute of South Africa is proud to announce this year's Vogue Nights Jozi, which will take place on Friday 14 June at The Third Place in Newtown, Johannesburg. The event is organised by Vogue Nights Jozi in collaboration with the women and queer DJ incubator project Pussy Party,… Read more
  • Inkedaf durban bannière LI
    Calls for applications

    AF Durban is looking for its new director

    Directrice/directeur d'Alliance française Durban, Afrique du Sud Contrat de recrutement sur place (CRSP) INTITULE DE L'EMPLOI-TYPE NOMADE : directrice/directeur d'établissement CODE NOMADE : MAEE04-02 RATTACHEMENT RIME : FPEEPP10 DOMAINE FONCTIONNEL : élaboration et pilotage des politiques… Read more
  • 2019-FDLM-FB-2
    Music

    The Fête de la Musique 2019

    Fête de la Musique is back to bring Jozi to fever pitch this winter It's free, it's fun and it's all about celebrating the unifying power of live music! On Saturday 8 June 2019, Newtown will again turn into a festive pedestrian zone when the eighth annual Fête de la Musique parties into… Read more

Follow us:

 

Join the Culture Newsletter

Contact

Tel. (+27) 11 403 0458
Fax. (+27) 11 403 0465