ShapeShifter

Meet David Higgs; famed Chef at Marble restaurant (NOT a steakhouse!)

I cooked breakfast at a Protea Hotel for a year. I loved it! I thought I had arrived! I lied to get the job… It was a baptism by fire.

David Higgs, Marble

We don’t want another Marble. Not in South Africa anyway.

David Higgs, Marble

David Higgs’ career started slowly; cooking breakfasts in a small hotel.

Today he is just about the most famous chef in South Africa; known for his love of food, art, wine and a good braai – and handpicking everything from the lettuce to the plate you eat off.

He is the Chef and Cofounder of Rosebank’s heralded Marble restaurant, a meat-and-flame lover’s dream.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Higgs for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

It’s definitely NOT a steakhouse!

David Higgs, Marble

Cooking with fire… it’s like someone cut off my hands!

David Higgs, Marble

I grew up in Walvis Bay in Namibia.

David Higgs, Marble

I did a lot of industrial catering for seven years.

David Higgs, Marble

Awards are important.

David Higgs, Marble

I can be a grumpy chef. When people don’t use common sense it really grates me!

David Higgs, Marble

We’re opening a butchery downstairs in another month.

David Higgs, Marble

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