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International Guest Chef

Guest Chef goes International

Our annual Guest Chef series goes international with Gerard Coughlin, Executive Chef at Red Carnation hotel member The Chesterfield Palm Beach in Florida/USA, and is set to add a touch of Americana to Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve Wellness Retreat.

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.

There are three events hosted by Executive Chef, Gerard Coughlin courtesy of Delta Airlines and you stand a chance to WIN two return Business Class tickets from Johannesburg to any Delta destination in the USA by attending any of these three events.

Executive Chef Gerard will host a Guest Chef weekend at Bushmans Kloof and two dinner events, one at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa (Cape Town) and the second at The Oyster Box (Umhlanga Rocks). and The Oyster Box.

Below are the dates and details of the Bushmans Kloof International Guest Chef weekend and you can read more about the two dinner events by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.

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Friday 12 to Sunday 14 June 
Gerard Coughlin, Executive Chef - The Chesterfield Palm Beach

The Guest Chef package includes:

  • Two nights luxury accommodation
  • All meals (high tea, dinner, light continental breakfast and brunch). Special children's menu provided and extra-ordinary dining options can be arranged at an additional charge
  • Three day programme including special dinner menus presented by our sister property Executive Chefs
  • Daily evening nature drives with sundowner drinks and snacks
  • Daily guided rock art excursions
  • All Lodge activities - two hiking trails varying between one and three hours, mountain biking, canoeing, archery, star gazing, painting, bird watching, fly-fishing, swimming in crystal clear rock pools and waterfalls

* Rates from R 2 635 per person sharing per night

The above package excludes:

  • All beverages
  • Spa treatments
  • Transfers to and from the lodge
  • Trading Post purchases
  • Laundry and valet
  • Telephone, fax and email
  • Room service
  • Extra-ordinary dining options
  • Any private babysitting
  • Gratuities

READ MORE about the Guest Chef Events hosted by Executive Chef, Gerard Coughlin