Franschhoek Wine Valley

Online Masterclass with Franschhoek’s Finest Chefs

Online Master Classes by Darren Badenhorst, Ryan Shell & Dave Schneider

Cook along to some of Franschhoek’s favourites in aid of the Franschhoek Hospitality Academy – social uplift program training our local youth for the hospitality industry.

Let three top Franschhoek chefs show you how to impress at your next dinner party. ‘Franschhoek at your dinner table’ by Darren Badenhorst from Le coin Francais, Le Chene, Oku and Yama Sushi Emporium, Ryan Shell from Oku and Yama Sushi Emporium and Dave Schneider from Chefs Warehouse at Maison.


  • A Tribute to Franschhoek Trout by Darren Badenhorst: 6 March, 10am
  • Bacon and the Beast by Dave Schneider: 13 March, 10am
  • My Franschhoek Honey by Ryan Shell: 20 March, 10am

Buy all three Online Master Classes with Franschhoek’s award winning chefs for R1,300 or join a single Master Class for R500. You will receive all recipes and tips as well as access to a Q&A with each chef during their live stream. The first five guests will receive a personal invitation to the live screening and culinary discussion with all three chefs over a food and wine tasting in Franschhoek.

By signing up for the Three Course Master Class for R1300 you will receive a 20% discount at one of their restaurants. All proceeds support the Franschhoek Hospitality Academy & Learning Center.

The chefs have donated all their time for this great cause.

To learn more about the Franschhoek Hospitality Academy please visit: or @FranschhoekHospitality on Facebook.

Book your spot by clicking the button below to go straight to Dineplan.

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