Tsogo Sun and MasterChef winner enter a joint venture agreement
With a footprint of over 90 hotels in South Africa, Africa and the Indian Ocean islands, Tsogo Sun is synonymous with elegance, style and delectable cuisine and is renowned for their culinary creativity and innovation. The Tsogo Sun partnership with the MNET MasterChef SA series was a natural fit and we are delighted to have been part of this amazing production.
“Today marks a wonderful achievement in the culmination of the MasterChef SA series and we are thrilled to congratulate Deena Naidoo on a superb performance and he is definitely a worthy winner,” says Graham Wood, Managing Director of Tsogo Sun - Hotels.
“As the proud hospitability sponsor of MasterChef SA, Tsogo Sun is proud to announce that we are entering into a joint venture with Deena Naidoo for a period of 2 years. The restaurant concept will be a testament to Deena’s passion and love for food combined with our knowledge and expertise”, says Graham Wood, Managing Director, Tsogo Sun – Hotels. As an additional bonus, Benny Masekwameng, one of the three MasterChef judges and a Tsogo Sun Executive Chef will be on hand to guide and support Deena.
The restaurant will be located at the SunSquare Montecasino Hotel in the pulsating Montecasino precinct. We are confident that our new restaurant will be a wonderful addition to Montecasino.
An industry first, this agreement offers patrons the opportunity to experience this MasterChef winner’s delectable cuisine first hand. Says Deena Naidoo, “I am unbelievably excited about the joint venture with Tsogo Sun. Not every aspiring chef has the opportunity to open a restaurant at such a wonderful location and receive support and guidance from the leading Hotel, Gaming and Entertainment Group in South Africa! I look forward to showcasing my style of food and creativity. I can’t wait to start working with Graham and his team when we open in November 2012”.