Learn to Cook

Franschhoek has long boasted a large number of award-winning restaurants and is renowned as the “gastronomic capital” of South Africa. Leading chefs create everything from cutting-edge cuisine to stylish light meals using the feshest produce of the valley paired with magnificent local wines.

Why not come to Franschhoek and join in a range of intimate hands-on cooking courses presented by some of Franschhoek’s leading chefs…

LQF Culinary Concierge

Annemarie Steenkamp, under the expert guidance of Margot Janse, is the Le Quartier Français Culinary Concierge. Annemarie’s training, as a former sous chef in our award-winning Tasting Room, ensures that she is perfectly equipped to handle everything from restaurant bookings to the creation of unique culinary experiences. Annemarie will share our techniques, philosophy, secret tips, tricks and stories as well as introducing characters and stories of the Franschhoek valley to all culinary guests.

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Bread & Wine at Moreson

Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant is now offering ‘Cooking with the Chef’ lessons. If you are interested in spending the morning learning from Neil Jewell (Bread & Wine Head Chef and South African Charcuterie King) book yourself a place in one of his amazing, and delicious, cooking session.

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In the Bread & Wine bread baking courses you´ll be taught how to have fun with food, making magic in any kitchen. Learn how to fill your own kitchen with that famous ´freshly baked bread smell´ and become the baker you always knew you could be. If you´re looking for something new, exciting and a little provocative book yourself into a Bread Making course.

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What others had to say about cooking classes in Franschhoek

Making biltong at Le Quartier Francais

It’s not every day you get to do a cooking class at Le Quartier Francais in Franschhoek. This was the first restaurant to put South African cuisine on the international map. Needless to say, I jumped at the chance to spend the morning being guided by their culinary concierge, Annemarie Steenkamp, through a cooking class called ‘South African flavours’.

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