EAT OUT’S INAUGURAL RISING STAR 2013.
Vanessa grew up in the Eastern Cape. She attended The Institute of Culinary Arts in Stellenbosch for two years, graduating with a Grande Diploma in professional cooking and baking. Vanessa travelled around Europe, working as a private chef before moving to London where she worked as a chef at food and wine bar, Vinoteca. She won Eat Out’s inaugural Rising Star 2013. Vanessa is the co-owner of Culture Kitchen, an events and festival pop up kitchen, caters for private events and undertakes freelance work and consulting in Johannesburg.