On site industry training
The Potchefstroom Chef Academy is closely linked to The Roots’ activities as a function venue on the premises. This top facility provides an opportunity for students to gain practical in-house training in our 4 functional kitchens.
Can food be art? Can a Chef ever aspire to be an artist? At the Potchefstroom Chef Academy you will discover that cooking is about transforming ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes - to be passionate about cooking and to create magic!
Meet the Founder & Head:
The Potchefstroom Chef Academy was founded by the owner and Managing Director Selmarie Grobler. Selmarie is also the founder and owner of The Roots function venue. The Potchefstroom Chef Academy operates on the premises of The Roots and students gain valuable industry experience from their first year on.
The Roots is a full-service events company. It offers complete event planning and coordination services. This includes events such as weddings, gala events, shows, birthday parties, formal and informal dines, conferences.