Brendan Thorncroft

Brendan Thorncroft

Samantha Clifton

Trained at Capsicum Culinary Studio in Cape Town. Worked at Ryan’s Kitchen in Franschhoek, and Roundhouse Restaurant, before joining George Jardine at Jordan Restaurant. Worked at Jordan Restaurant for four years, followed by two years at Restaurant Jardine, before being appointed head chef at Jardine’s newly opened Restaurant Seven in 2018.

Current Head chef at Restaurant Seven

Restaurants he rates in 2019

For a casual meal Decameron Restaurant & Beer Garden
For a special occasion Wolfgat
For a guilty pleasure De Vrije Burger
For a Winelands experience Glenelly
For authentic cuisine Obi Restaurant
Best new restaurant Restaurant Seven
Best “oldie but goodie” Chefs Warehouse & Canteen
The best restaurant overall La Petite Colombe