Meet the SA Chefs Competitions Director
Jodi-Ann Pearton is the Competitions Director of The South African Chefs Association. She is a passionate and driven individual who owns The Food Design Agency, a business focused on product, recipe and menu development as well as food styling and inspirational upliftment.
Jodi-Ann has won almost every culinary competition in South Africa, including the coveted By Invitation Only and Sunday Times Chef of the Year titles. She has also competed abroad in various competitions winning many gold medals. Jodi-Ann believes that every dream that an individual dreams can come true and that if it does not hurt to achieve it, it is not worth it.
Jodi-Ann is accredited as a World Chefs Level B judge.
SA Chefs-approved judges
Key to judging levels:
- World Chefs Level A
- World Chefs Level B
- A – National level judge with experience in international judging
- B – National level judge
- C – Apprentice judge
|World Chefs Level A||World Chefs Level B||A||B||C|
|Garth Shnier||Nadin Pospech Demmler||Adrian Vigus-Brown||Andy Cordier||Andrew Unsworth|
|Martin Kobald||Trevor Boyd||Allister Esau||Bradley Kavanagh||Claire Blinkhorn-Street|
|Heinz Brunner||Arnold Tanzer||Carianne Wilkinson||Coovashan Pillay|
|Brian McCune||Caryn England||Hilary Biller|
|Heinz Brunner||Elsu Gericke||John Boehler|
|Manfred Muellers||Henrico Grobbelaar||Marlise Mostert|
|Morne Stroh||Michael Collings|
|Nadeem Raja||Pam Nel|
|Nicholas Van Der Walt|