The Chef’s Studio: For Year-End Functions + Special Occasions

The Chef’s Studio: For Year-End Functions + Special Occasions Images: Tegan Smith

A contemporary multipurpose foodie hub on Bree Street.

From Matt Manning, chef-patron of the wildly popular Grub & Vine bistro on Bree Street, this cool Chef’s Studio sits neatly on the second floor of the same building as his innercity restaurant and dedicated winebar, Culture.

Chef's Studio Wanderlust Cooking

UK-born Matt, who cut his teeth in Michelin-starred restaurants under the likes of Marcus Wareing and superstar celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, conceived of the studio as a space to host interactive cooking classes, special events, end-of-year functions and celebrations.

In addition to a cooking space, there is a communal table for social dining as well as an elegant private dining room, where guests can enjoy their own custom-created experience in a stunning setting, while soaking up the ambience of the innercity pulse. It’s the perfect space for birthday parties, events, team buildings and corporate functions.

The Chef's Studio Celebrations

Chef’s Table

Ideal for any celebration – from birthdays and bachelorette bashes to end-of-year functions and corporate team-building – these interactive evenings kick off with canapés followed by a hands-on demo by Matt. During the evening, each guest will cook a starter and main course, while dessert is prepped by the pros and presented to the party as the ending to your multi-course meal. There are three options:

Du Jour includes a cooking demo, interactive hands-on cooking experience and a four-course meal.
Cost R750 per person

Prestige includes welcome bubbly, cooking demo and interactive hands-on cooking experience and a five-course menu with wine pairing.
Cost R1 250 per person

Gourmand includes welcome bubbly, a cooking demo and interactive hands-on cooking experience, a five-course menu with wine pairing, as well as a prize for the “best presented dish”, plus Chef’s Studio aprons to take home.
Cost R1 950 per person

Optional extras

  • Best presented dish competition and prize (R250 per person)
  • Chef’s Studio aprons to take home (R495 per person)
  • Wine pairing (R600 per person)

When Monday – Saturday, 12pm + 6pm seatings

Chef's Studio Cooking Event Menu

Corporate Culinary Events

These fun, high-octane team-building events are designed to break down barriers within companies, and stir up competitive team spirit in a nonthreatening environment. Cook up your own Christmas-themed menu or tear up the rule book and select from our seasonal menu suggestions.

State-of-the-art equipment

The Chef's Studio Kitchen

The up-to-the-minute studio was recently revamped and features custom-built spaced-out workstations with slick yet hard-working Caesarstone surfaces and state-of-the-art cookware from Scanpan – all of which are frequently sanitised.

It’s a professional kitchen down to the last chef’s knife, but it’s also a stylish, contemporary space “that we just love to work in!” says Matt.

Please note

  • Contact events@mattmanningchef.com for quotes and to reserve your group’s experience.
  • Packages are available to book with a minimum 48-hours’ notice (subject to availability).
  • A minimum of eight guests per event is required. A service charge of 12.5% is added to tables of eight or more.
  • Set menus are provided prior to the date of the event. Dietary restrictions are accommodated with at least 24 hours notice.
  • Beverages are available to purchase from our comprehensive drinks list.
  • Payment is required in advance to confirm your booking. Your booking is confirmed once the confirmation mail is received.
  • All children need to be supervised by an adult at all times.

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Address

103 Bree Street Cape Town

Contact

events@mattmanningchef.com