Gustaaf Boshoff

Gustaaf Boshoff

Current Chef-patron, The Green Goose Eatery
Born 7 January 1984, Port Elizabeth
Training The Grande Roche Hotel in Paarl
Work history Michelin-starred restaurant Bohemia in Jersey (alongside chef Shaun Rankin); executive chef of the Aleit Group catering company, Stir food; opened The Green Goose Eatery in Stellenbosch in 2018.
Inspiration “My inspiration is drawn from good-quality ingredients from producers that make the effort to supply us with amazing produce.”

Restaurants he rates in 2020

Best casual eatery Joostenberg Bistro
Best fine-dining restaurant The Restaurant at Waterkloof
Best wine farm restaurant Rust en Vrede Restaurant
Best restaurant for speciality cuisine South China Dim Sum Bar
Best new restaurant Jewells
Best restaurant that’s stood the test of time The Test Kitchen
Best spot to indulge your guilty pleasure Joostenberg Bistro
Best hole-in-the-wall De Vrije Burger
Best overall restaurant experience FYN

Restaurants he rates in 2019

For a casual meal The Kraal at Joostenberg
For a special occasion Overture
For a guilty pleasure De Vrije Burger
For a Winelands experience Rust en Vrede
For authentic cuisine Asta La Pasta
Best new restaurant FYN
Best “oldie but goodie” The Foodbarn
The best restaurant overall The Pot Luck Club