New SATSA Chapter chairperson

Mandisa Magwaxaza has been appointed new Chairperson of the Eastern Cape Chapter of SATSA. She is currently the Public Relations manager and Copywriter at Mantis Collection.

Magwaxaza was previously a digital content creator at Classic Portfolios and began her career in the industry as a reservationist at Kichaka Luxury Game Lodge.

Park Inn appoints Executive Chef

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore has promoted Calvin Poole to Executive Chef.

He has been the Junior Sous Chef at the hotel for the past two years. Poole has nine years’ experience in the industry including Chef de Partie and Seasonal Commis Chef.

Calvin Poole, Executive Chef at Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore


New GM for Cape Town landmark

The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, a member of Relais & Châteaux, has appointed new General Manager Sebastian Berinato.

He has over 40 years’ experience in the industry having worked at several Southern Sun hotels for most of his career and was named General Manager of the Year in 2015 while at the Southern Sun Newlands Hotel.

Berinato was previously GM of the Marine Hotel in Hermanus and Hotel Manager of Sara Wine Estate & Hotel in Stellenbosch.

Sebastian Berinato, General Manager of the Cellars-Hohenort Hotel