Sandisiwe Mbhele
Lifestyle Journalist
3 minute read
30 Jul 2022
3:00 pm

Meet SA’s new flavour king – Chef Marcus

Sandisiwe Mbhele

Chef Marcus Modimokwane isn't afraid to explore flavours and even has a nickname 'Dora the Explorer' because of the way he cooks.

Chef Marcus Modimokwane. Picture: Supplied

What has been great to witness in the South African culinary space - is the rise of young chefs taking up centre stage as well as local traditional cuisine being served in restaurants across the country. Growing up in a mining town in the North West, with a family that loves food and cooking, Chef Marcus Modimokwane was radiant when discussing his love for the culinary world and the growing demand to have local cuisine when dining out with The Citizen. He says he finds inspiration every day by simply scanning hundreds of recipes to come up with new menus, assisted...