Could you be South Africa’s next Ultimate Braai Master?


Proudly sponsored by Pick n Pay, the Ultimate Braai Master is SA’s first original reality-based cooking television series, hosted by Bush-Cook Guru and author, Justin Bonello.

The first sizzling Season saw 15 teams of two contestants competing in a variety of gruelling gourmet challenges in a 52-day outdoor cooking road show that shattered the stereotypes around what can be produced on a braai.

Season two of the popular extreme cuisine cooking competition is now open for entries via

Supported by Coca-Cola and Renault Koleos, the competition invites all food lovers who consider themselves above average cooks to put their passion for cooking on an open fire to the test in the epic 60 day cooking marathon. Short-listed entrants selected from the online entries will be put through their paces at five regional auditions in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban, Johannesburg and Bloemfontein in February and March, where Justin together with “Ultimate Braai Master” judges will select the competing 15 teams.

Winner of the inaugural competition, Cape Town-based Tubby Melidonis and his braai buddy, Elaine Ensor-Smith out-manoeuvred and out-cooked their way to bagging the title, the R500 000 cash, a new Renault Koleos 4x4 (valued at R325 000) and a Cadac BraaiMaxx (valued at R15 000). This year contestants can look forward to an even bigger adventure with even more prizes!

Aspirant Braai Masters must enter online via by no later than Friday, 15 February. Produced by Cooked in Africa Films, filming will start in May with the Ultimate Braai Master 2013 13-part series premiering on SABC 3 in September.

Find Ultimate Braai Master on Facebook and Twitter.

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