Kerry Kilpin

Kerry Kilpin

Current Executive chef Steenberg, Bistro Sixteen82 and Tryn Restaurant
Born 18 December 1982
Training Silwood School of Cookery
Work history Sous chef at La Colombe; opened The Foodbarn in Noordhoek (with Franck Dangereux) in 2006; executive chef of Steenberg Farm’s Bistro Sixteen82 since 2014; Tryn since 2019.
Inspiration “Travel, Instagram, books.”

Restaurants she rates in 2020

Best casual eatery Bones
Best fine-dining restaurant La Colombe
Best wine farm restaurant Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
Best restaurant for speciality cuisine South China Dim Sum Bar
Best new restaurant Jewells
Best restaurant that’s stood the test of time The Foodbarn
Best spot to indulge your guilty pleasure Kristin’s Kickass Ice Cream
Best hole-in-the-wall Cheyne’s
Best overall restaurant experience Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia

Restaurants she rated in 2019

For a casual meal The Foodbarn
For a special occasion Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
For a guilty pleasure Kristen’s Kick-Ass Ice Cream
For a Winelands experience Babylonstoren
For authentic cuisine Erawan (Thai)
Best new restaurant FYN
Best “oldie but goodie” The Foodbarn
The best restaurant overall La Colombe

Restaurants she rated in 2018

For a casual meal The Foodbarn
For a special occasion Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
For a healthy meal Green Beans Cafe
For a quick bite Lime Tree Cafe
For a Winelands experience Terroir
For authentic cuisine Erawan (Thai)
The best restaurant overall Greenhouse Restaurant

Restaurants she rated in 2017 

La Colombe; South China Dim Sum Bar; The Foodbarn; Manna Epicure; La Boheme;  Bistro Sixteen82