Peter Tempelhoff

Peter Tempelhoff

Bruce Tuck

Current Chef-patron, FYN; executive chef, Ellerman House
Born 29 November, Boston, USA
Training Institute of Culinary Arts (ICA) in Stellenbosch; Culinary Institute of America
Work history Quo Vadis in London (with Marco Pierre White at the helm); Hambleton Hall (under Aaron Patterson) and Zafferano (under Giorgio Locatelli); head automat in Mayfair; executive chef at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate; executive chef of five kitchens for Liz McGrath’s The Collection; launched FYN in 2018.
Inspiration “The seasons, different cultures, travel, and emotions.”
Restaurants FYN

Restaurants he rates in 2020

Best casual eatery Bocca
Best fine-dining restaurant Nobu
Best wine farm restaurant Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
Best restaurant for speciality cuisine Kyoto Garden Japanese Restaurant
Best new restaurant Belly of The Beast
Best restaurant that’s stood the test of time A Tavola
Best spot to indulge your guilty pleasure Coco Safar
Best hole-in-the-wall Bao Down
Best overall restaurant experience Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia

Restaurants he rated in 2019

For a casual meal A Tavola
For a special occasion Camphors at Vergelegen
For a guilty pleasure Pizza from Eat Out The Box
For a Winelands experience Overture
For authentic cuisine Kyoto Garden Japanese Restaurant
Best new restaurant The Commissary
Best “oldie but goodie” Aubergine Restaurant
The best restaurant overall Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia 

Restaurants he rated in 2018

For a casual meal Black Sheep Restaurant
For a special occasion The Test Kitchen
For a healthy meal Hokey Poke
For a quick bite Jerry’s Burger Bar
For a Winelands experience Camphors at Vergelegen
For authentic cuisine Thali
The best restaurant overall Greenhouse Restaurant

Restaurants he rated in 2017

South China Dim Sum Bar; Burrata; Babel at Babylonstoren; Kyoto Garden Japanese Restaurant