Skole Kook – Gauteng airing on Friday, 17 February

Skole Kook is a food-programme on the kykNET channel on the Groot Ontbyt whereby learners from various schools, in their respective province, compete in a cooking competition.  The Skole Kook programme will be aired on Fridays at 6:50am on DSTV channel 144 with a repeat broadcast on DSTV channel 145 at 9:00 am.

This programme is aimed at inspiring cooks and chefs to be familiarised with a range a cooking products and challenges their cooking abilities.  The competitors are encouraged to become entrepreneurs with the aid of Consumer Science and Hospitality subjects at a secondary school level. The programme boasts with the cooking and baking skills of these learners at such a young age.

The 2017 Gauteng leg of the competition showcased the following schools:

  • Hoërskool Pretoria Noord – Pretoria
  • Hoërskool Zwartkop – Pretoria
  • Hoërskool Noordheuwel – Krugersdorp
  • Hoërskool Panorama – Kempton Park
  • Hoërskool Waterkloof – Pretoria
  • Hoërskool Eldoraigne – Pretoria
  • Hoërskool Garsfontein – Pretoria
  • Hoërskool Menlopark – Pretoria

Marinda Engelbrecht, famed for her appearance in the first season of the Afrikaans cooking competition Kokkedoor and various other stage and theater productions, will be the celebrity judge.  Marinda has teamed up with Chef Alicia Giliomee, from Capital Hotel School, to guide and judge the performance of the young aspiring cooks.


Above:  Chef Alicia (right) with the film crew.  Marinda Engelbrecht (middle front) as the on-screen personality for the Gauteng series. 

Follow the excitement on kykNet channel on the morning programme, Groot Ontbyt.  The Gauteng-series will start on Friday, 17 February 2017. 

For video clips of previous episodes, follow the Skole Kook Youtube page.

Good luck to all the participants!  Semi-Finals and Finals will be hosted by The Capital Hotel School in March 2017.

To keep up to date with the competition, visit the Skole Kook Facebook page.


16508197_378826392495328_8662293261694452985_nParticipating sponsors:

  • Capital Hotel School.
  • Willow Creek Olive Estate
  • Funky Ouma
  • BB Zambezi Honda
  • Monte de Dios





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