When you hear ‘Executive Chef’ the likes of celebrity chef Pete Goffe-Wood or the renowned Jamie Oliver spring to mind but this title, certainly at hotel level, whilst essential, is a rather unobtrusive, often thankless job that comes with very little celebrity status. This multi-layered profession is not just about creating delicious dishes and hollering on the pass, it’s also about managing a kitchen, supervising staff, planning menus, sourcing ingredients, and maintaining and implementing food hygiene.
BON Hotels has announced the appointment of Siyanda Zindela as General Manager at their Kruger National Park property, Shishangeni by BON Hotels. Zindela will oversee the entire management of the 4-star property including all three camps, Shishangeni Private Lodge, Camp Shonga and Camp Shawu.
A recent trend that seems to be gaining its place in the sun is that of bushveld weddings as the romance of a bushveld sunset, decorated with a beautifully arranged wedding ceremony, grabs the attention of more and more wedding planners and bridal parties. The Kruger National Park regions of Mbombela, White River and Malelane are growing in popularity amidst the search for wedding venues and according to Mike Jameson, General Manager at Destiny Lodge White River by BON Hotels, the area has many pros to sway the soon-to-bes.
Time for the 3rd edition of the ultimate urban braai-off at BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central.
On Saturday 22 September, BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central will host the 3rd edition of the BONfire Braai Masters competition in support of Heritage Day and to celebrate our diverse cultures and heritage. Twenty corporate teams will compete against one another in pursuit of the title, that of Bloemfontein’s ‘Ultimate BONfire Braai Master’.