A Southern Sun Dining Extravaganza

South Africa March 1998

A Southern Sun Dining Extravaganza

Always the innovator Southern Sun Hotels joined with South African Airways to bring to South Africa a new and exciting dining concept.

Twenty of the Worlds great chefs were invited to share their countries culinary creations in a ten day international food festivals hosted by Southern Sun Hotels country-wide. This extraordinary production was managed by Bill Gallagher and Chef Brian McCune.

This photograph was taken at the Johannesburg Sun Hotel prior to the chefs dispersing to points far and wide in South Africa. We list their destinations below.

Australia: Mark Gibbs @ Cabana Beach Hotel, Durban, Kwa Zulu
USA: Hubert Martini @ Gold Reef City Hotel, Johannesburg
Austria: Gerhard Drinka @ Elangeni Hotel, Durban
Canada: Maurice O'Flynn @ Maharani Hotel, Durban
England: Colin Capon @ Beacon Island Hotel, Plettenberg Bay
France: Christian  Bouvarel @ The President Hotel, Cape Town
Germany: Werner Wischnewski @ Sunnyside Hotel, Johannesburg
Holland: Wynand Vogel @ Burgerspark Hotel, Pretoria
Ireland: Brendan O'Neill @ De Waal Hotel, Cape Town
Israel: Ilan Roberg @ Umhlanga Sands, Durban Natal
Italy: Martino Martin @ Beverly Hills Hotel, Kwa Zulu, Natal
Japan: Kazuya Satoh @ Johannesburg Sun Hotel, Johannesburg
Namibia: Hans Koller @ Newlands Hotel, Cape Town
Portugal: Louis Alves @ Airport Sun, Johannesburg
Scotland: David Cranston @ Drakensburg Hotel, Natal
Switzerland: Maraio Rapelli @ Malibu Hotel, Durban
Turkey: Osman Poyraz @ Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton