Gateway’s Celebrity Chef Showdown is Back!

Gateway’s Celebrity Chef Showdown is Back!

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.

  25 October - 29 November 2017

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:

Date Restaurant Contact Number Chef Chef
Wed 25th Oct The Hussar Grill 031 566 4047 ECR Breakfast

(Darren, Sky & Keri)

ECR Drive

(Bongani, Rory, Gareth)

Wed 1st Nov Primi Piatti 031 566 5103 Kyle Deutsch


Dawn Thandeka King


Wed 8th Nov Circus Circus 031 566 3212 Jailoshni Naidoo

(Presenter & Actress)

Pete Goffe-Wood

(Master chef Judge)

Wed 15th Nov Adega 031 584 6311 Mo Magic


Krijay Govender

(Actress & Comedian)

Wed 22nd Nov Cape Town Fish Market 031 566 4432 Benny Masekwameng

(Master Chef Judge)

Renate Stuurman


Wed 29th Nov Beluga 031 584 7430    

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

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 R25000 as well as spot prizes!

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

Look out for Gateway Theatre of Shopping on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, visit, or call the Marketing Department on (031) 514 0500. #CelebChefShowdown

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