Chef Janus Smith


International Chef Diploma.

Area of expertise or work experience?

Hot and Cold Kitchen.

How many years have you been in the industry?


Career highlights

I worked for Cynthias in Pretoria (a highly regarded restaurant) as the Head Chef, as well as the Head Chef of Knife Restaurant in Crystal Towers Hotel.

Who is your favourite chef or inspirational figure?

Jamie Oliver.

Favourite dish to make and why?

I wouldn’t necessarily say that venison is my favourite dish, but I love working with it because one can always transform the dish to suit any occasion.

What's your best cooking tip?

Cook with your heart!