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Mzansi Food & Drink - Programme

We have lots in store across the 3-day event. There are no pre-bookings required, however space is limited. Please take note of which areas or demo theatres sessions and competitions are taking place in.

SATURDAY 15 JUNE 2024

09:00-09:30
Welcome & Introduction
The Bar & Good Spirits Showcase, The Coffee & Chocolate Expo, The Fine Food & Wine Show, The Fire & Feast Meat Festival, The Mzansi Food Market
09:30-10:30
The Coffee Industry" by Nicodemus from Zuka Green Coffee
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
09:00-10:00
Junior Hot Kitchen - Competitor Check-in and Briefing
SA Chef Theatre
10:00-10:45
Chef Zana Alvarado
The Fine Food & Wine Show
10:00-11:45
Butchers Block- group of 8 butchers taking part (Competition)
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
10:30-11:30
Coffee Equipment by LA Climbali, Equipment Supplier
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
10:00- 10:45
Weisenhof Coffee Roastery
The Bar & Good Spirits Showcase
10:00-13:00
Junior Hot Kitchen
SA Chef Theatre
10:30-11:30
Cupcake Hour - Moody Little Chef Kitchen
The Fine Food & Wine Show
11:00 - 12:45
Chef Pieter Malan - African Cuisine Showcase
The Fine Food & Wine Show
11:30 - 12:30
Life in Coffee and Entrepreneurship by Tshepo Mokwena, The Bean Hub and Thando Coffee
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
11:30 - 12:00
Cupcake piping decoration class - Moody Little Chef Kitchen
The Fine Food & Wine Show
11:00 - 11:30
Ring of Fire Competition - One chip challenge - Ring of fire area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
12:00-12:45
Sponsor Reserved
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
12:30-13:30
LUNCH BREAK ACROSS ALL DEMO THEATRES
The Bar & Good Spirits Showcase, The Coffee & Chocolate Expo, The Fine Food & Wine Show, The Fire & Feast Meat Festival, The Mzansi Food Market, SA Chef Theatre
13:00-13:30
Ring of Fire Competition - Hot Tequila Challenge- Ring of Fire Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
13:30-15:00
Team 1 Barista Challenge
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
13:00-14:30
Awards Ceremony for Junior Hot Kitchen
SA Chef Theatre
13:00-13:45
Sponsor Reserved
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
14:00-14:15
Ring of Fire Competition -Fermented Discussion- Ring of Fire Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
14:00-15:00
Sugar Cookie Hour - Moody Little chef kitchen
14:00-14:45
Kgua the Cookist
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
14:00-14:45
Coffee Notes Demo
The Fine Food & Wine Show
15:00-16:00
Coffee Break and Networking
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
15:00-16:00
Themed Sugar Cookie Icing Class - Little Moody Chef Kitchen
15:00
Meat Smoke Off Competition Commences - Fire & Feast Outdoor
15:00-15:45
Influencer Demo
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
15:00-15:45
Davidoff Demo
The Fine Food & Wine Show
15:00-15:30
Junior Pastry - Competitor Check-in and Briefing
SA Chef Theatre
15:35 - 16:35
Junior Pastry Chef
SA Chef Theatre
16:00-16:45
Celebrity Chef Lorna Maseko
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
16:00-16:45
Ethical Eats
The Fine Food & Wine Show
16:30-18:00
Random kitchen activities/ games- Moody Little Chef Kitchen
17:00-17:45
Chilla Beverages Bar Demo
The Fine Food & Wine Show
17:00-18:00
Awards Ceremony for Junior Pastry
SA Chef Theatre

SUNDAY 16 JUNE 2024

09:00-09:30
Welcome & Introduction
The Bar & Good Spirits Showcase, The Coffee & Chocolate Expo, The Fine Food & Wine Show, The Fire & Feast Meat Festival, The Mzansi Food Market, SA Chef Theatre
09:00-10:00
Senior Hot Kitchen Competitor Check-in and Briefing
SA Chef Theatre
09:30-10:30
The Coffee Industry" by Nicodemus from Zuka Green Coffee
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
10:30 -11:30
Cake Pop Hour - Moody Little Chef Kitchen
10:00-10:45
JDE-Demo
The Fine Food & Wine Show
10:00-13:00
Senior Hot Kitchen
SA Chef Theatre
10:30-11:30
Coffee Equipment by LA Climbali, Equipment Supplier
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
11:00-11:30
Ring of Fire Competition - Dad Wing Challenge - Ring of Fire Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
11:00-12:45
Chef Pieter Malan - African Cuisine Showcase
The Fine Food & Wine Show
11:30-12:00
Cakepop chocolate dipping & decoration class - Moody Little Chef Kitchen
11:00 -17:00
King of the Braai - Fire & Feast Outdoor Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
11:30-12:30
Life in Coffee and Entrepreneurship
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
12:00-12:45
Love Africa Demo
The Bar & Good Spirits Showcase
12:30-13:30
LUNCH BREAK ACROSS DEMO THEATRES
The Bar & Good Spirits Showcase, The Coffee & Chocolate Expo, The Fine Food & Wine Show, The Fire & Feast Meat Festival, The Mzansi Food Market, SA Chef Theatre
13:00-13:30
Ring of Fire National Pod Eating Competition - Ring of Fire Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
13:00-14:30
Awards Ceremony for Senior Hot Kitchen
SA Chef Theatre
13:30-15:00
Team 2 Barista Battle Challenge
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
14:00 - 14:45
Influencer Demo
The Fine Food & Wine Show
14:00 - 15:00
Sugar Cookie Hour - Little Moody Chef Kitchen
15:00-16:00
Coffee Break and Networking
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
15:00-15:45
Chef Zana Alvarado
The Fine Food & Wine Show
15:00-16:00
Themed Sugar Cookie Icing Class - Little Moody Chef Kitchen
16:00-17:00
King of the Braai - Judging and Prize Giving - Fire & Feast Outdoor Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
16:00-16:45
Chef Napo
The Fine Food & Wine Show
16:30-18:00
Random kitchen activities/ games - Moody Little Chef Kitchen
16:00-17:00
Meat Smoke Off - Prize Giving- Fire& Feast Outdoor Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival

MONDAY 17 JUNE 2024

09:00-09:30
Welcome & Introduction
The Bar & Good Spirits Showcase, The Coffee & Chocolate Expo, The Fine Food & Wine Show, The Fire & Feast Meat Festival, The Mzansi Food Market, SA Chef Theatre
09:00-09:30
Butchers Block- Top 4 Final (Competition)
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
09:00-10:00
Competitor Check-in and Briefing
SA Chef Theatre
09:30-10:30
The Coffee Industry" by Nicodemus from Zuka Green Coffee
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
10:30-11:30
Cupcake Hour - Moody Little Chef Kitchen
10:00-11:00
Senior Pastry
SA Chef Theatre
10:30-11:30
Latte Art Deaf Barista Jam with Milk Lab
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
11:00-11:30
Ring of Fire Competition - Veggie Terrible - Ring of Fire Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
11:00-12:45
Siwela Demo
The Fine Food & Wine Show
11:30-12:00
Cupcake decoration class - Moody Little Chef Kitchen
11:00-12:30
Awards Ceremony for Senior Pastry
SA Chef Theatre
11:00-17:00
Meat Smoke Off Demos - Fire & Feast Outdoor Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
12:00-12:45
Licious Treats Demo
The Fine Food & Wine Show
12:30-13:30
LUNCH BREAK ACROSS ALL DEMO THEATRES
The Bar & Good Spirits Showcase, The Coffee & Chocolate Expo, The Fine Food & Wine Show, The Fire & Feast Meat Festival, The Mzansi Food Market, SA Chef Theatre
13:00-13:30
Team 3 Barista Challenge
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
13:00-13:45
Ring of Fire - Full Chip Challenge- Ring of Fire Area
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
14:00-15:00
Sugar Cookie Hour - Moody Little Chef
13:00-13:45
Sponsor Reserved Demo
The Fire & Feast Meat Festival
13:00-13:45
Wine Tasting Masterclass
The Fine Food & Wine Show
15:00-15:45
Celebrity Chef Lorna Maseko
The Fine Food & Wine Show
16:00-16:45
Barista Battle Royale - Closing and Prize Giving
The Coffee & Chocolate Expo
16:00-16:45
Influencer Demo
The Fine Food & Wine Show
15:00 -16:00
Themed Sugar Cookie Icing Class - Moody Little Chef

Book now and you could be upgraded to V.V.I.P.

Buy your standard tickets to the Mzansi Food & Drink Show between now and 14 June and your party could be upgraded to V.V.I.P. These Exclusive Hospitality tickets, valued at R2995 each, will give you and your guests:

  1. Access to VIP Parking
  2. VIP Fast Track / Priority Entrance
  3. VIP Mzansi Tasting Glass
  4. Access to all Shows & Exhibition Areas
  5. Access and free Tastings at the VIP Great Spirits of Mzansi Bar Lounge
  6. Access to the Windhoek Chef’s Table Outdoor Fine Dining Area
  7. Free Cheese and Wine Tastings on the Mzansi Cheese and Wine Route
  8. Reserved VIP Seating at all Demonstration Areas & Cooking Competition Theatres
  9. Welcome Canape’s & Drinks at the “Fusion of Taste Chef’s Table” Dining Experience
  10. A 3-Hour, 7-Course Pairing & Tasting Fine Dining Experience – “A Fusion of Taste Chef’s Table”

Don’t miss Africa’s culinary experience.
The Mzansi Food & drink Show 15 to 17 June at
Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre.