The Count Down – Cape legends Inter Hotel Challenge
Presenting – Nicholas Loubser (23)
In it’s fourth year, young chefs competing for a title and the most amazing prize, a three week visit to Prague to work with Executive Chef Roman Paulus in their Michelin star restaurant The Alcron.
With 21 hotels it is a tough, each candidate is to present and cook a three course meal showcasing everything he has learnt in order to have bragging right to this great prize, whish also includes prizes form Kitchen Aid, Rio Largo and Lancewood.
Nicholas has been working at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel for the past four years as one of our in house trainees. Recently he moved away from working on the line in the main kitchen to working with his true love – the bakery! Pretty sure we can lure him back after this competition. The big cook off will be on 14,15 June. All of the best and good luck.
This year we have been partnered with Lemond winery and Monis.
Nick is working on a beautiful sea-bass starter for main course he is working on a pork knuckle and fillet combination and for dessert passion fruit and orange.