Renowned chef Siba Mtongana has added another feather to her cap by securing a prestigious international award for at the fourth annual World Culinary Awards held at Atlantis The Royal in Dubai.
The acclaimed judge from The Great South African Bake Off was honored with the title of Africa’s Best Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant for her establishment, SIBA – The Restaurant, located at the Sun Table Bay in Cape Town, South Africa.
In an extensive Instagram post expressing her elation, Siba shared the joy of clinching yet another international award for South Africa.
She conveyed gratitude for the unwavering support of her team, emphasizing the honor and privilege of representing her country and continent on a global culinary stage.
The chef, known for her award-winning cooking shows like Siba’s Table and Cooking With Siba, reflected on her journey in the culinary and food industry.
Acknowledging the dedication of her team, who consistently share their skills, passion, and love for food and service, Siba recognized their role in elevating South African cuisine to a global level.
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She also expressed appreciation for her landlord, The Table Bay Hotel, and Sun International for believing in the ambitious venture of opening a restaurant, even during challenging times amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a separate post, Siba extended heartfelt thanks to her husband, Brian Mtongana, emphasizing his unwavering support and role as her chief cheerleader and supporter.
Grateful for his encouragement and belief in her dreams, Siba recognized Brian as the driving force behind her success, describing him as the “man behind” who uplifts and allows her to shine on the global culinary stage.