The Gourmet Braai Competition hosted by The Capital Hotel School and Training Academy

This year the annual Gourmet Wors competition donned a new coat and was re-labeled the “Gourmet Braai Competition“.  On 7 April the competition was hosted at the premises of the Capital Hotel School and Training Academy.

FotorCreatedThis year three training establishments participated in the Gourmet Braai Competition; HTA School of Culinary Art, Sondela Academy and The Capital Hotel School and Training Academy.

Teams were judged on their stands, the braai experience and the mystery ingredient.

The mystery ingredient this year was the glorious Scallops, cooked on the braai.


Experts judges at this year’s “Gourmet Braai Competition”.

Chef Ingrid Johnson – PRENOX

Ashley Chetty – IGNITE

Weber Chef Tommy Dickson – WEBER

BRAAI BOY – Gareth Daniell

Chef Hilmar Jooste – Food & Beverage Manager – MANHATTAN HOTEL Pretoria

Kim Cockman-Davids – MD of MAKRO Silverlakes

logosCongratulations to Sondela Academy’s “Sondela Saucy Chefs” for winning the overall prize on the day.

1st place winners: Sondela Saucy Chefs – Sondela
2nd place winners: Bon Cuisine – CHS
3rd place winners: Diner Braai Boys – CHS

Wonderful, interactive displays on the day was hosted by:

  • Weber
  • Ignite
  • Nestlè & Maggi – with super yummy treat like Krispie Treats, Brownies, Fudge and Aero Hot Chocolate


Thank you to everyone who participated in the Gourmet Braai Competition 2016, as well as our wonderful sponsors and judges.  We look forward to next year’s event.

More photos of the day available on the Official CHS Facebook page:




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