“I would just like to say thank you so much for everything during the holiday time. You are amazing! Your passion for cooking was felt by all. The guests were very pleased. It was perfection that you were able to locate the necessary ingredients for each recipe and to secure only the best quality, no matter where it was. I have given your name out to anyone seeking to hire a chef and will keep you in mind whenever a guest at beachrock villa requires your services. Your food was delicious and your smiling and bubbly personality a blessing.”  Owner, Camps Bay Luxury Holiday Accommodation, December 2009 and December 2010


“Dear Joanne, We arrived back safely after a fantastic culinary holiday. Thanks again for your support. I noticed the effort required when just braai-ing on the odd occasion and that after having the meat prepared by you. I guess a good measure of the food is how little we ate out over the 2 weeks!”  Owner, Private Home in Big Bay, April 2011


“Does all your food taste this good, or only the food I’ve tasted?”  Jenny, VeryDeli Customer, 2011


“Hi Joanne, Loved the morroccan dish, pears and dangerous brownies.  We have not yet tried the others, in fact I am giving them to my single boet tomorrow, so I am in need of more please.”  Fiona G., VeryDeli Customer, 2011


“Do yourself a favour and get Jo to rustle up one of her Wild Mushroom, Courgette and Parmesan Risottos – there’s not a more-ish one in town.  And while she’s at it, make sure you order a batch of her organic chocolate brownies; I’m still twisting her arm for the recipe!”  Antoinette, Filament Design, London, 2011


 “Hi Joanne. your food is absolutely stunning!  I just had the last block of chocolate brownie with my coffee (sad day) and enjoyed the beautiful fresh quiche over the weekend.  We are still to delve into the frozen goods – definitely this weekend.  Love having such a nice stash of healthy ‘take away’ food!  I will definitely be back for batch 2 when my stock starts running low.”  Lisa A, Vegetarian VeryDeli Customer, 2011



The Food Crew is happy to be the preferred personal chef service for the Big Bay Beach House.  Click the photo below to read my blog post about working in this amazing Cape Town property – and kitchen!