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Guest Chef Series

Our annual Guest Chef series goes international and you stand a chance to WIN two return Business Class tickets from Johannesburg to any Delta destination in the USA.

Gerard Coughlin, Executive Chef at Red Carnation hotel member The Chesterfield Palm Beach in Florida/USA, is set to add a touch of Americana to The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat and The Oyster Box, courtesy of Delta Air Lines.

Coughlin grew up in Florida and joined The Chesterfield Palm Beach as Sous Chef in 2004, having worked for some of Palm Beach’s top restaurants. He was consequently promoted to Executive Chef in 2007, a position he has held ever since.

Meet Executive Chef Gerard

The American chef now looks forward to bringing his unique mix of classic American, English, Oriental and International dishes to a Cape Town, Cederberg and Durban audience.

Your chance to WIN big!

Delta Airlines and Red Carnation Hotels South Africa Guest Chef Series

Delta Air Lines is furthermore delighted to sponsor a fantastic competition prize for those who attend the events hosted by Executive Chef Gerard, giving away two return Business Class tickets from Johannesburg to any Delta destination in the USA to one lucky diner!

Terms & Conditions Apply

Executive Chef Gerard will host two dinner events and a two night weekend getaway:

Guest Chef Dinner Events

The Oyster Box in Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal
Monday, 8 June 2015

The Twelve Apostles in Camps Bay, Cape Town
Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Guest Chef Weekend Getaway

Bushmans Kloof in the Cederberg
Friday 12 to Sunday 14 June 2015

More Guest Chefs Dinners

Fans of Red Carnation’s South African chefs will have several opportunities to also catch them away from their own kitchens this year.

Bushmans Kloof’s Executive Chef Floris Smith meanwhile will take over the Twelve Apostles kitchen on 22 May 2015, followed by The Oyster Box on 20 August 2015. Chef Floris’ menus feature inspired culinary creations that showcase the fresh organic produce of the Cederberg region, capturing the essence of the Cape Floral Kingdom.

Kevin Joseph, Executive Chef at The Oyster Box in Umhlanga, is renowned for his Indian curries, describing his cooking style as 'classic with a twist of modern'. Fans can enjoy his Indian feasts at The Twelve Apostles Hotel’s Azure Restaurant on 21 July 2015, or during a weekend away at Bushmans Kloof from 19-21 June 2015.

Christo Pretorius, Executive Chef at The Twelve Apostles and rising star of the Western Cape’s culinary scene, will cook up a storm during a special food weekend at Bushmans Kloof from 3-5 July 2015, while Durbanites can taste his signature dishes at The Oyster Box on 1 October 2015.