A number of well-known celebrities have settled in the expanding South African culinary business. Whether it’s through a television food show, cooking lessons on social media, or, of course, owning a restaurant.
Nonetheless, there are a few celebrity-owned restaurants in South Africa listed below.
Buns Out – Maps Maponyane
The 30 year old has successfully ventured into the business of food with a smashing eatery in Linden, Rosebank and Durban called, Buns Out.
Gorge Pai Koetle
The Oscar winner has also made a name for herself as a restopreneur. Gorge, her restaurant, has been open for more than two years and shows no signs of slowing down.
Daruma Japanese Restaurant – Oskido
In 2019, Oskido opened his restaurant Daruma Japanese Restaurant by Oskido at Waterfall Corner in Midrand. Even among his industry friends, it immediately became a favorite hangout.
Something’s Cooking – J Something
J Something, an award-winning musician, is another well-known celebrity who runs the restaurant Something’s Cooking. From having a cooking show on television to opening his restaurant, he made a smooth transition.
Kishi La MaMkhulu – MaCele
Busi MaCele – Mseleku, the eldest wife, proudly displayed her freshly founded traditional food company. She announced her eatery on the 2nd edition of Uthando Nes’thembu.