Gateway's Celebrity Chef Showdown is back! Starting today the 26th of October running till the 30th of November, ten of South African top celebs will battle it out in the kitchens of six of Gateway's most popular restaurants. This is the fourth edition of the popular competition which has grown increasingly since it's inception.
The celebrity line up this year includes the likes of popular South African Model, Actress and TV presenter Shashi Naidoo; Radio and TV personality, Randall Abrahams; Mrs Universe finalist and Mrs South Africa, Aldytha Da Silva; East Coast Radio's Breakfast team vs the East Coast Radio Drive team; award winning investigative journalists for Carte Blanche, Devi Sankaree Govender and Bongani Bingwa; former front man for the Parlotones and solo artist, Kahn Morbee; model and TV personality Vanessa Marawa; as well as Durban's very own award winning alternative rock band, Gangs of Ballet. The host of the Celeb Chef Showdown is none other that KZN's very own charismatic radio and media personality Terence Pillay.
Public are invited to attend these contests and enjoy a night of good food, entertainment and healthy competition. All events start off between 6.30pm/7pm at R180 per person for a set menu which includes a starter, main and dessert. Guest will have a choice to sample what the celebs have made or something from the restaurants normal menu. With the six competitions taking place of the next six weeks, be sure you make a note of which showdown you want to be a part of with the contests dates and venues below.
- Wed 26 October - ECR Breakfast Team (Sky Tshabalala & Keri Miller) vs. ECR Drive Team (Zaba Simbine & Gareth Jenkinson): John Dory's
- Wed 2 November - Aldytha Da Silva vs Kahn Morbee: Hussar Grill
- Wed 9 November - Devi Sankaree Govender vs Bongani Bingwa: Ebb &; Flo
- Wed 16 November - Randall Abrahams vs Banessa Marawa: Circus Circus
- Wed 23 November - Gangs of Ballet vs Shashi Naidoo: Cape Town Fish Market
All winning celebs will take part in a final showdown which will be held on 30 November at Beluga.
Each celebrity that competes will select a local charity of their choice at the start of the campaign. 10% of the income generated through these events will be donated to the winning celebrity's charity of choice. To book your at one of these showdowns, please see the dates and book with the relevant restaurant for that day. Those details can be found below.
John Dory's: 031 566 3334
Hussar Grill: 031 566 4047
Ebb & Flo: 031 566 3084/5
Circus Circus: 031 566 3212
Cape Town Fish Market: 031 566 4432
Beluga: 031 584 7430
Guests attending the events stand a chance of winning a brand new 60cm freestanding ELBA cooker, valued at R14,000 and other great prizes. So to avoid disappointment, make those bookings today!