Eating Out

Bravo Giorgio!


    South Africa, Cape Town, August 2011; Life is good for restaurateur Giorgio Nava who has recently awarded the prestigious title of Certified Master Chef of Italian Cuisine while his much loved eatery 95 Keerom was runner up in the Africa and Middle East category in the International Birra Moretti Best Authentic Italian Restaurant Awards. A force to reckon with on the South African restaurant scene, Cape Town based chef and restaurateur Giorgio Nava is proof that staying true to one’s quest for culinary excellence will result in great things – and indeed international recognition. Regularly hailed as one of the country’s most consistently excellent chefs, his recent runner up position in an                  

Coffee & Roasteries

Italian Class – Caffe Milano.


    South Africa, Cape Town, July 2011; Kloof Street’s Caffe Milano welcomes Italian pastry expert Andrea Lecchi to the Cape Town food scene with open arms. With a string of positions at several high profile Michelin star restaurants in Europe and significant mentorship under some of Milan’s most famous pastry masters, Andrea Lecchi’s latest move to Cape Town is an exciting one for the country’s gourmet capital. A welcome addition to the Caffe Milano team, Andrea will be working under executive chef Giorgio Nava in the pastry department and managing the bakery. A purist at heart, Andrea is formally trained in the art of traditional Milanese pastry, where delicately flavoured pastries, tarts,