SUNDAY TIMES - Marco Pierre White's on his way to SA
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Sunday Times Food By Staff reporter, 2017-05-14 00:00:00.0

Marco Pierre White's on his way to SA

Marco Pierre White he the first British chef to be awarded three Michelin stars.
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Marco Pierre White - arguably the world's first celebrity chef - is one of the headliners at the 2017 Good Food and Wine Show

White was just 33 when he was awarded three Michelin stars, the first British chef to earn this honour. He still holds the title as the youngest. It was White - with those infamous penetrating dark brown eyes that don't miss a thing - who trained famous chefs such as Gordon Ramsay, Curtis Stone and Shannon Bennett.

Tagged "the godfather of modern cooking", he's become a favourite guest chef on MasterChef Australia. White is excited about his visit to South Africa. "As much as I will be sharing my culinary journey with visitors to the show, I am looking forward to transferring knowledge and experience to some of the local talent in South Africa," he said.

Chef Marco will be in action daily at the Chef's Open Theatre at the Good Food & Wine Show.

When: June 2-4, 10am - 10pm daily except Sunday 10am - 6pm

Where: Cape Town International Convention Centre

Tickets: available online at goodfoodandwineshow.co.za (including early bird special deals) and Computicket. Adults R160, senior citizens and students R110 and teenagers 13-18, R60