Chef Nivashinee Govender


Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking.
Diploma in Patisserie.
Diploma in Food and Beverage Management and Assessor.

Area of expertise or work experience?

Hot & Cold Kitchen and Pastry.

How many years have you been in the industry?

2 ½ years.

Career highlights

Being privileged to join the Capsicum family.

Who is your favourite chef or inspirational figure?

Luke Dale Roberts from The Test Kitchen in Cape Town.

Favourite dish to make and why?

Lamb Breyani is a firm favourite because of the happy memories it conjures from my childhood.

What's your best cooking tip?

Use unscented dental floss to cut cakes.