Peter Goffe-Wood from Master Chef South Africa, will be launching his own radio show on 2oceansvibe on the 5th of August 2015!
The food & wine critique show, will give 2oceansvibe Radio listeners, the chance to submit their recipes and have their home cooking constructively appraised by Pete. The celeb chef will also share innovative technology that is being utilized in kitchens all around the globe.
Joined by #WhatTheFoodShow host, Aimee Eveleigh, the pair will also review exciting food and travel destinations across South Africa.
How to listen
Aimee Eveleigh & Peter Goffe-Wood follow the epic journey of one man across the Globe in his quest to raise awareness for Food Security, Climate Change and a host of other serious Social Issues. Follow Kayden Kleinhans’s journey on his Bicycle as he travels from Country to Country with nothing but his simple mode of transport and the clothes on his back. Kayden will travel in isolation from the slopes of the steepest mountains to the depths of the darkest forests, contending with the perils of Nature’s fierce elements and the Wild at large. Experience first hand everything from his journey in meeting different creeds and cultures from around the Globe to the fascinating and almost ALWAYS unusual things he EATS along the way. Remember -this is the journey of one man who has chosen to dedicate his LIFE to a purpose bigger than him. We support him and salute him as he chases the hope to transform our Planet into a more beautiful and abundant place for all. ”
Peter was born in London but grew up in South Africa and has been a professional chef for the past 30 years. He was classically trained at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks and later returned to London. For nine years he worked for number of the capital’s top chefs in some of the West End’s award winning restaurants before being enticed back to South Africa to help open the La Couronne Hotel & Winery (now Mont Rochelle) in Franschhoek which was named as one of the fifty most exciting restaurants in the world by Conde Nast Traveller in 2000.
Peter embarked on his own venture – PGW eat in 2001. Peter’s work as food alchemist, consultant and events coordinator has taken him from the banks of the Chobe river in Namibia to Bangkok, Hanoi and Sydney and to as far afield as Oman in the Persian Gulf. He has also cooked for South African embassies and other clients in Paris, Budapest, Stuttgart, Istanbul, Zagreb, Moscow & London.
Peter has had a hand in the development of some of the Cape’s top-notch restaurants including Blues, 95 Keerom Str, Balducci’s & Salt as well as consulting for an international hotel group in Zimbabwe. He launched the Kitchen Cowboys cooking workshops in 2003 in Cape Town. Peter was food editor for GQ magazine for eight years and has made freelance contributions to Food & Home magazine, Hospitality and Gourmet Traveller. He was a monthly columnist Pick n Pay’s Fresh Living magazine and regular contributor to Men’s Health.
He is author of 3 cookbooks – A Life Digested, Kitchen Cowboys and Blues Restaurant – the essence of Cape Town. Peter’s Braai team was placed 12th at the World BBQ Championships in 2001 and was runner up in 2002 & 2003 at the South African BBQ Championships. His Kitchen Cowboy team also won the Knysna Oyster Challenge in 2003 & 2004.
He won the South African leg of the Global Pizza Challenge in 2011 and represented SA in Sydney in 2012 at the international finals of the Global Pizza Challenge where he won 1st place in the Dessert Pizza Category. He is currently on the judging panel for the Diners Club 50 Best Restaurants in the World. He is a judge for the World Class Cocktail Competition as well as the National Steakhouse Championship and was on the Eat Out & Eat In panel of judges for the SA ‘s top restaurateurs and food producers for 5 years.
Peter has appeared with the legendary Phil Ligget on a Super Cycling cooking series as well as a year long slot as the Healthy Chef for Super Sport’s weekly lifestyle programme Activate on DSTV in 2004. He featured alongside Ainsley Harriot on BBC Food’s Off the Menu, was on SABC 2’s Ready Steady Cook and has regularly appeared on Expresso, Top Billing and Pasella.
He has been judge on MasterChef SA on Mnet for the past four seasons and is currently preparing for a brand new comedy show at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown together with comedian, Chris Forrest called “Don’t Burn You’re Sausage”