Gateway’s Celebrity Chef Showdown is Back!

Celebrity Chef Showdown: Prepare your taste buds for an experience like no other! Get your forks and knives ready as Gateway presents the 5th edition of this popular and entertaining event.

Gateway shoppers are in for a five star culinary experience this October and November when fourteen of South Africa’s top celebrities battle it out at six of Gateway’s popular restaurants in aid of charity. Well-known radio & television personality Terence Pillay will once again host this popular event at Gateway.

Culinary enthusiasts are invited to attend and indulge in great food and entertainment accompanied by sizzling hot celebrities, cooking up a storm! This weekly event heats up at 18h30 for 19h00 and at R199 one can expect a set menu which includes; a starter, main and dessert. The restaurant and celebrity line up includes:

Wed 25th Oct
The Hussar Grill
ECR Breakfast (Darren, Sky & Keri)
ECR Drive (Bongani & Maggs)

Wed 1st Nov
Primi Piatti
Kyle Deutsch (Idols top 20 & popular Musician)
Dawn Thandeka King (Actress on popular TV Series)

Wed 8th Nov
Circus Circus
Jailoshni Naidoo
(Presenter & Actress)
Pete Goffe-Wood (Master chef Judge)

Wed 15th Nov
Mo Magic (Comedian)
Krijay Govender (Actress & Comedian)

Wed 22nd Nov
Cape Town Fish Market
Benny Masekwameng (Master Chef Judge)
Renate Stuurman (Actress on popular TV Series)

Wed 29th Nov

All winning celebs from the weekly showdowns will go head to head in the finale on 29th November at

For a good cause:
A local charity selected by the winning celebrity of each event will receive a R5,000 donation courtesy of Gateway as well as 10% of the income generated from their host restaurant. The overall winning celebrity’s charity will receive a further R25,000 cheque from Gateway plus 10% of the income generated at the finale. Guests attending the events stand a chance of winning an awesome ELBA stove and Haier Wine Cooler valued at R25 000 as well as spot prizes.

To book any one of these events, contact the participating restaurants directly.
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