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Hall of Fame

Silwood graduates have done South Africa proud, in local and international kitchens. A definite indication that Silwood is making its mark in the work place. Alicia and Carianne Wilkinson travel extensively to visit Silwood graduates working in top international restaurants around the world, bringing back the latest food trends.

Graduate of 2011


James Gaag

Head Chef - La Colombe

La Colombe achievements:

Graduate of 2011

Katlego Mlambo

Celebrity Chef

Graduate of 2012


John Norris-Rodgers

Head Chef - Pier Restaurant

Restaurant achievements:

La Petit Colombe:


Graduate of 2017


Tyron Gentry

Head chef - The Test Kitchen Carbon

Graduate of 2016


Charné Sampson

Head Chef - Epice

Epice achievements:

Graduates of 1988 & 2013


Annalize Buchanan
& Ollie Swart

Caterers - Annalize Catering

Graduate of 2008


Tracy-Leigh Gaag

Chef - Owner, Four & Twenty Café

Graduate of 2011


Nerita Bharuth

Product Developer

Graduate of 2016


Roxie Mudie

Head Chef - Waterside Restaurant

Graduate of 2018


Matt van den Berg

Head Sous Chef - La Petite Colombe Owner - How Bao Now

Graduate of 1997


Lisa Clark

Food Stylist

Graduate of 2019


Jacques Grove

Head Chef - The Bailey

Graduate of 2003


Robert Garlick

Pastry Chef

Graduate of 1993


Ruth Hinks


Graduate of 2003


Kerry Kilpin

Head Chef - Bistro 1682 & Tryn

Graduate of 2009


Lehlohonolo Tlhapuletsa

Yacht Chef

Graduate of 1994


Annalize Sainsbury


Graduate of 2012


Matthew Tordoff

Product Developer - Woolworths

La Colombe achievements:

Graduate of 2000


Angie Steel

Owner of Angie's Little Food Shop

Graduate of 2006

Talya Prince

T.S. Prince and Co Bespoke chefs items

Graduate of 2003

Jonathan Gargan

Executive chef at Cape Point Vineyard

Graduate of 1990

Glenda Philp

Head of Brand Communications for Food at Woolworths

Graduate of 2003

Jodi-Ann Pearton

Founder of The Food Design Agency

Graduate of 2000

Kirsty Rowett

Experiential food marker and owner of Source Management

Graduate of 2004

Roxy Floquet

Food Stylist

Graduate of 1991

Justine Kiggen

Food Stylist

Graduate of 2009

Jeanri van der Watt

Yacht Chef

Graduate of 2015

Sarah Hunter

Yacht Chef

Graduate of 2003

Luisa Furello

Food Stylist

Graduate of 2000

Fay Clark

Head of New Product development at Woolworths

Graduate of 2012

Nik Tonglet

Owner De Houtloods in Netherlands

Graduate of 2002

Kate Marek

Sous Chef at at Google Head Office London

Graduate 2012

Rosie While

Product developer Marks & Spencers UK

Graduate of 2013

Sandra Nobre

Celebrity Chef

Graduate of 2001

Mischa de Winter

Owner of catering business Senses Fine Foods

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