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Reza Mahammad and friends to dazzle Good Food & Wine Show

By Faeza
02 July 2015

Celebrated chef, Reza Mahammad together with Jenny Morris and a host of celebrity chefs at this month’s Good Food & Wine Show in Johannesburg.

The show, which is the country’s most popular food extravaganza will also another Food Network star Siba Mtongana presenter of Siba’s Table and Siba’s Table Fast Feasts.

Morris and Mahammad will be combining their extraordinary knowledge and passion for food by teaching would be chefs to create a delicious feast, passing on tips and techniques along the way on how to cook like a professional.

Mahammad – whose Food Network shows have an enthusiastic following in South Africa and whose previous series African Kitchen showcased South Africa, Zanzibar and Namibia – says he likes exploring food in southern Africa and is delighted to be returning to Johannesburg to participate in the Good Food & Wine Show.

“The people are so friendly. You have rainbow cuisines and a diaspora of influences which are stimulating and inspiring.”

When his father died, Reza took over the family business, managing The Star of India, one of London’s most successful and prestigious restaurants.

“I almost became involved in the food business by default because I was still in school. I was fond of music and arts and I never thought I was going to go into food. Although I loved food and liked cooking, I didn’t realise that it was going to become a career. What I love doing is travelling and learning more about a country, the history and the food and putting my slant on it.”

The Good Food & Wine Show Johannesburg

Dates: Thursday, July 23, to Sunday, July 26.

Venue: Ticketpro Dome Hours: Thursday, July 23, to Saturday, July 25,

10:00-20:00; Sunday, July 26                                                                                                                              Time: 10:00-18:00

Tickets: Available through Computicket (www.computicket.com) or at the door.