Anouchka Horn

Anouchka Horn

Current Chef and co-owner, Belly of the Beast
Born 14 November, Cape Town
Training Institute of Culinary Arts (ICA)
Work history Terroir (under chef Michael Broughton); Flava Café in Wilderness; Arugula Bistro (with chef-partner Neil Swart) in 2012; opened Belly of the Beast in 2018.
Inspiration “Growing up, my grandmother’s kitchen, more eating than cooking. She honed her love of food, and these memories still inspire me today.”
Restaurants Belly of the Beast

Restaurants she rates in 2020

Best casual eatery Pizza Vesuvio; Scarpetta
Best fine-dining restaurant The Pot Luck Club
Best wine farm restaurant Diemersdal Farm Eatery
Best restaurant for speciality cuisine Bao Down; Sepial’s Kitchen
Best new restaurant The Melting Pot Cafeteria
Best restaurant that’s stood the test of time Overture
Best spot to indulge your guilty pleasure Jason Bakery
Best hole-in-the-wall The Commissary
Best overall restaurant experience Tjing Tjing Momiji