BILLY G Restaurant opened its doors at Suncoast Casino earlier this month. Fever editor Kalisha Naicker had a one-on-one with head chef Siyanda Buthelezi to find out a little more about him and what customers can expect from the restaurant. KN: Tell our readers a little about yourself. SB: I was raised in Tongaat. I am a sport fanatic, to the extent where I once saw my favourite soccer player on the soccer field and I ran on to the pitch and I remember the security lifting me up to go back to my seat. KN: Please take me through your journey of becoming a chef. SB: I studied hospitality management at tertiary level and began my food and beverage journey with Suncoast in 2010. I spent five years with the company then took on another two years’ experience with a different company and now am back with Suncoast to expand with Billy G. KN: Give me one word to describe yourself. SB: Energetic. KN: Tell me a little about Billy G. SB: The Billy G brand, owned by Tsogo Sun, is an upmarket, family buffet restaurant offering an extensive selection of dishes which includes succulent cuts of meat at the carvery, a variety of casseroles, curries and vegetarian offerings, seafood, pasta dishes, salads and desserts. KN: What are your hobbies? SN: Movies, car sound, sports, site seeing and dancing. KN: What is your favourite dish? SB: Actually, this item is on the Billy G menu, I enjoy butter chicken. KN: Why should people visit your restaurant? SB: Billy G is a relaxed buffet restaurant with a beautiful set-up that just lets you feel comfortable and relaxed. The staff and management are very friendly with excellent customer service and the food is absolutely divine. KN: Any secret ingredient? SB: Billy G’s customer service is driven by smiles.