François Ferreira…passion personified!  When one studies the life and achievements of this energetic personality you cannot miss the thread of passion which runs deep and vigorously through each moment he lives, works and plays. At the epicentre of it all, just one thing shines through…food

…cooking it…

François Ferreira is known as South Africa’s Food Evangelist, a perfect description, as the passion with which he LIVES AND BREATHES food is pure inspiration. Also a highly acclaimed author, the public is invited to cook with François from his award-winning books.

…sharing it…

Inside and outside the home, he is a true professional.  Conversing like a diplomat, knowing the correct protocol is the priceless experience that François accumulated while managing the households of two State Presidents and an Administrator-General from 1988 to 1994.

…discovering it…

The Teaching Spirit of François shines through in all the areas of his life and he is constantly searching and discovering new ingredients, dishes and new talent.

…re-inventing it…

Recognised by the most prestigious culinary organisations in South Africa, François is at the heart of the South African culinary world.

…designing it…

The experience François accrued at the State Presidency stirred his passion for creating the perfect ambience and a welcoming table.  He revels in teaching the art of the meal and creating the ultimate experience for all his guests

…tasting it…

François is a member of the South African Brandy Guild for promoting responsible use of South African Brandy, and is affiliated to the Cape Wine Academy. He believes that good food should be served with well-paired wine, excellent service and a welcoming ambience