Adele Grewar

Adele Grewar

Current Owner, Abundance Catering Company
Born Windhoek, Namibia
Training Institute of Culinary Arts (ICA)
Work history Intern and eventually sous chef at Overture (under chef Bertus Basson); Neil Perry’s Rockpool & Grill, and Ross Lusted’s The Bridge Room in Sydney, Australia; head chef at Overture; group chef for Bertus Basson’s collection of restaurants; launched Abundance Catering in 2018.
Inspiration “I think all chefs find inspiration from exceptional seasonal local produce, but I also find inspiration from the people around me. I am lucky enough to be part of a big group of restaurants and businesses with a very diverse staff pool. Talking to people from different backgrounds and cultures inspires me to broaden my thinking and experiences.”

Restaurants she rates in 2020

Best casual eatery The Table at De Meye
Best fine-dining restaurant Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
Best wine farm restaurant Overture
Best restaurant for speciality cuisine Thali
Best new restaurant The Melting Pot Cafeteria
Best restaurant that’s stood the test of time Rust en Vrede
Best spot to indulge your guilty pleasure Schoon
Best hole-in-the-wall De Vrije Burger
Best overall restaurant experience The Restaurant at Waterkloof

Restaurants she rates in 2019

For a casual meal Three Wise Monkeys
For a special occasion Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
For a guilty pleasure Jason Bakery
For a Winelands experience Jordan Restaurant
For authentic cuisine Thali
Best new restaurant FYN
Best “oldie but goodie” The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
The best restaurant overall Chefs Warehouse & Canteen