Three (3) Masterclass
facilitators for the 4-day GTBank Food and Drink
have been announced. On the A-list line up are: The Sandwich King, Jeff Mauro,
The Chef’s Chef, Philip Howard, and Award-winning, Food Stylist and
Photographer, Melina Hammer.
facilitators will be announced as the countdown to the Biggest food exhibition
and sales event in Africa continues.
Philip Howard, also known as the “Chef’s Chef”, is one of Britain’s most
celebrated culinary experts. The reputation for Phil's cooking has been forged
through the delivery of pleasure through harmony of flavour rather than
technical wizardry or innovation.
In 1991, Phil
opened The Square restaurant, with Nigel Platts Martin, which remained at the
helm for 25 years. His food enjoyed great critical acclaim, earning him two
Michelin stars that he held for 17 years. Phil’s new restaurant in
London, Elystan Street, has received several awards including a Michelin Star
in its first year.
Phil’s Masterclass on building and maintaining a World Class Restaurant, click
Jeff Mauro is
the host of the Emmy-nominated series, Sandwich King and co-host of the
four-time Emmy-nominated show, The Kitchen. A renowned chef and performance
artist, Jeff was named the winner of Season 7 of the reality TV series, Food
Jeff has come a
long way since graduating as Valedictorian from the prestigious culinary
school, Le Cordon Bleu. He is a proud partner and executive chef of Pork &
Mindy’s restaurants and retail line of sauces, meats. Jeff has also been a
guest co-host of The Today Show and has featured on Late Night with Jimmy
Fallon, Steve Harvey, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Chopped, among
To register for
Jeff’s Masterclass on Making The Ultimate Sandwich, click here
is a renowned photographer and food stylist with over a decade of experience in
delivering some of the most exciting pictorial depictions of food.
She has styled food for notable publications like The New York Times,
Eating Well Magazine, amongst others.
When she isn't
cooking up a storm or capturing it through the lens of her camera, she is
headlining food styling and photography workshops at the New York-based
International Culinary Center (formerly French Culinary Institute) or the US
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics conference, and so on.
Melina is also a
bestselling author and a recipient of the prestigious, International
Association for Culinary Professionals, (IACP) Award
To attend Melina’s Masterclass at on Telling your Story Through Food, click here.