Frikkie is a talented young chef from Paarl in the Western Cape, originally from Nelspruit in the Lowveld. He grew up on a farm called Rensberg which produces macadamia nuts as well as tobacco.
He studied at the esteemed Hurst Campus in the heart of the Cape Winelands and did a summer course at Institute Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France.
Frikkie is passionate about good seasonal produce, excellent service and fantastic local wines. He can do just about anything in the kitchen, from making fresh pasta to shucking oysters and preparing mouth-watering sauces.
Frikkie resides in Paarl, but travels extensively for work throughout the Western Cape, Gauteng and Nigeria. He aims to provide an excellent service to all his clients, wedding venues as well as private clients at Val De Vie Estate in Paarl as well as in Kaduna, Nigeria.