Virgil Kahn

Virgil Kahn

Current Executive chef, Indochine
Born 29 April 1982
Training The Westin Grand in Cape Town; Nobu and Gordon Ramsay’s Maze at One&Only Cape Town.
Work history The Westin Grand in Cape Town; Nobu and Gordon Ramsay’s Maze at One&Only Cape Town; Sea Dream Yacht Club; executive chef at Indochine at Delaire Graff since 2012.
Inspiration”Daily life, my family, and the people I meet and work with.”

Restaurants he rates in 2020

Best casual eatery Chefs Warehouse & Canteen
Best fine-dining restaurant Greenhouse Restaurant
Best wine farm restaurant Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia
Best restaurant for speciality cuisine FYN; Thali
Best new restaurant Epice
Best restaurant that’s stood the test of time Aubergine Restaurant
Best spot to indulge your guilty pleasure SGT Pepper
Best hole-in-the-wall South China Dim Sum Bar
Best overall restaurant experience Greenhouse Restaurant

Restaurants he rated in 2019

For a casual meal Tiger’s Milk
For a special occasion Greenhouse Restaurant
For a guilty pleasure The Golden Dish in Athlone
For a Winelands experience Tokara Restaurant
For authentic cuisine Thali; Nobu at One&Only Cape Town
Best new restaurant FYN
Best “oldie but goodie” Azure Restaurant at The Twelve Apostles
The best restaurant overall Greenhouse Restaurant