Born in England, Private Chef Matt Manning perfected his trade in London’s finest Michelin-starred restaurants under the tutelage of some of the best in the business, including Gordon Ramsay, Marcus Wareing, Alyn Williams and Bryn Williams.
Upon relocating to South Africa, Matt worked at La Colombe, before his inherent entrepreneurial spirit saw him embarking on a solo career as a private chef. Matt regularly cooks for bespoke events, corporate functions, intimate occasions, as well as for clients abroad.
Matt Manning is also the creator of a number of unique dining experiences which are open to the public, including ‘One Ingredient’ – a pop-up dinner highlighting a single ingredient across a number of courses – as well as his own series of all-inclusive gastronomic getaways.
Private Chef Matt Manning offers a wide range of services tailored to your needs. Tap each image for details.
We are heading back to Arendsig wine farm to bring you another all-inclusive weekend getaway!
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Chef Matt Manning has searched the Cape high and low for a decent Sunday roast, to no avail…so has decided to make his own! During the winter months, Matt is hosting ‘Sunday Lunch Club’ – a pop-up roast lunch at a local wine farm. The winemaker will give guests a tour of their cellar followed […]
September 8th & 9th | Genevieve MCC For our next Brunch Club installment we are delighted to have Melissa Genevieve Nelsen winemaker of Genevieve MCC, showcase some of her exceptionally made Méthode Cap Classique sparkling wines. ‘Private Kitchen,’ a concept first made popular in Hong Kong, is a venture where established chefs – seeking to […]
On September 1st & 2nd the whole of Bot River is putting on their best Spring outfits and pulling out all the stops. Each farm will host a varied array of markets and activities, all suitable for families and wine lovers alike. Food, wine, music and entertainment will be a-plenty at the event taking place on the […]
Inside the notebook of a private chef…Matt shares his best-loved recipes, sources of inspiration and comings & goings.
We have teamed up with Siemens & Decorex to give away four tickets to Decorex in Johannesburg this Sunday! Come and see Matt Manning Chef cooking live on the Siemens stage where he will be showing you how to create his Petit Poussin dish in under 30 minutes! To enter all you need to do is tell […]Read More
If you could enjoy a bubbly brunch with an inspiring woman, who would it be & why? Tell us and you could win two tickets to Matt’s next Private Kitchen Brunch Club and a Scanpan pot set! To celebrate women’s day & all the inspiring women in our lives we are giving away two tickets […]Read More
This tasty petit poussin recipe was largely influenced by my recent visit to Toulouse France, the dish is wonderfully comforting & satisfying with all the earthy flavours from the bean cassoulet and baby chicken coming together. A Classic in French Cuisine. This is a must try. (Serves 4) Best Served with Newton Johnson Family Vineyards […]Read More