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So Chef ! (12-24 Oct): more than 40 culinary events organised in South Africa and Lesotho

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October was marked by the presence of 3 Chefs from France and Belgium in South Africa and Lesotho. From the 12th to the 24th of October, our 3 Chefs - Jean Alexandre Galmar (Reunion Island), Yoric Tièche (Antibes) and Nicolas Decloedt (Brussels) - travelled to Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg, Maseru and Pretoria for the So Chef ! project.

 

This year, around 380 pupils from 9 secondary schools took part in the So Chef! workshops; the project gathered 385 guests to the 6 gastronomic dinners organised in partnering restaurants, 260 culinary students learnt cooking know-how and techniques at 11 different Culinary Schools, Universities and TVET colleges, and 260 people attended the 12 workshops and So Chef! events (cocktail, screenings etc.) carried out in Alliances Françaises countrywide.

 

Check out the best pictures of So Chef! project here

 

Nicolas Decloedt (Cape Town, Bloemfontein)

Yoric Tièche (Pretoria, Maseru)

Jean Alexandre Galmar (East London, Durban, Johannesburg)

 

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So Chef! was brought to you by the French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) and the Délégation Générale de l’Alliance Française en Afrique Australe (DGAF) in partnership with the network of Alliance Française in South Africa and Lesotho, Atout France, the South African Department of Basic Education and the Government of Flanders (Belgium).

 

 

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