Franschhoek Wine Valley

Clash of the Chefs at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyard

Fundraiser for Franschhoek SPCA
Saturday 12th August 2017
12h00 for 12h30

Leopard’s Leap Restaurant, Franschhoek


Birds’ Eye View Table in Chefs’ Kitchen Area:

R1 000 per head, including wines : 20 Tickets SOLD OUT

R550 per person – 200 TICKETS SOLD OUT
Including a delicious Leopard’s Leap family style luncheon
Online & Live Auction and prizes.

Chef Jenny Morris, AKA The Giggling Gourment with Mark Dendy-Young, winemaker and well-loved Franschhoeker

Reuben Riffel (Reubens), Chris Erasmus (Foliage), Vanie Padayachee (Marigold), Pierre Hendriks (Le Bon Vivant), Neil Jewell (Bread & Wine), Ricardo le Roux (Holden Manz), Darren Badenhorst (Grande Provence), Ryan Smith (Ryan’s Kitchen), Shane Louw (MIKO at Mont Rochelle) … & a Mystery Chef (or 2)

Carol Thorns and CODA will play electric cello & violin and the saxophone

Watch the 4 Teams, each led by a well-known Chef and including Cape Winelands’ Chefs as they battle it out for the ultimate title of “Champion Chef Team”.

The chefs will be preparing the food in the Chefs’ Kitchen, which will be shared via a Live Feed Camera to the guests throughout the restaurant, so guests can see what is happening in the kitchen.

And our hosts, Chef Chris Erasmus and Mark Dendy-Young, will keep us abreast of what is happening, share some humorous anecdotes of each chef – and keep us entertained.

Chef Chris Erasmus will also do a Demonstration on Foraging.

Guests will Enjoy:

A delicious Leopard’s Leap Rotisserie – Family Style Luncheon.
Sample the dishes the chefs prepare during the chefs’ challenge. The 4 Chefs’ Team will prepare 50 Tasters each for the guests.

Enjoy a FUN, relaxed fundraiser to help us raise much needed funds for Franschhoek SPCA.

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861