Jan-Hendrik Van Der Westhuizen is a pioneering chef who proudly represents South Africa wherever he goes.
From humble beginnings, the Michelin star holding chef received the ultimate honor in competitive food industry. He is currently on the brink of opening another top notch restaurant abroad, following the success of JAN in Nice, France.
African Melane spoke to the celebrity chef about his new show called JAN. The show see's Jan wining and dining some local and international personalities.
As we all know, food and television go well together. It took Jan some getting use to but he managed to deal with cameras following him around while he worked his magic.
The restaurant is really small so to have these guys following you around all the time. And I am such a perfectionist if something is not the way it should be then my whole aura breaks down.— Jan-Hendrik Van Der Westhuizen, Michelin star chef and owner of JAN in Nice, France
Catch local and international guest appearances by sports personalities Duane Vermeulen and Juandré Kruger. Bourne Identity actress, Julia Stiles and chefs Kevin Grobler as well as Rutger Eysvogel.
The show airs on the Afrikaans lifestyle channel VIA (DStv channel 147) at 19:30 CAT and will simultaneously be available on Showmax. It's in Afrikaans but subtitles are in English, French and Italian.
Listen to the full audio below...
This article first appeared on 702 : South African Michelin star chef gets TV show