IHCL’s new Cluster Manager
Indian Hotels Company Limited has promoted Mark Wernich to Cluster General Manager. He now manages the Taj Cape Town and Taj Pamodzi in Lusaka.
As the Cluster GM, Wernich provides support in identifying suitable business development opportunities in Africa.
He was appointed the GM of Taj Cape Town in 2018 and in 2019 Wernich and his team expanded and redesigned the Taj Cape Town’s iconic restaurant, Bombay Brasserie.
New Event Co-ordinator at Park Inn
Anisah Abrahams has been appointed the new Meeting and Events Co-ordinator of Park Inn by Radisson, Newlands.
Abrahams previously worked at Protea Hotel by Marriott, the Andaz Capital Gate in the United Arab Emirates, and at 15 on Orange Autograph Collection Hotels.
She controls each event at the hotel from conception to clean-up by liaising with clients, scouting, and booking.
Kleine Zalze’s new Executive Marketing Manager
Stellenbosch's Kleine Zalze wine estate has appointed Carina Gous as its new Executive Marketing and Sales Manager.
Gous was previously CEO of Distell Vineyards and Estates and is currently a non-executive Chairperson at Wines of South Africa (Wosa).
Development Chef at First Group
Chef Samantha Stone has been appointed as First Group’s new Group Development Chef. In this role, Stone manages all aspects of culinary development from food development, staff training, maintaining brand standards, and creating menus.
She graduated with three international qualifications and diplomas in food preparation and cooking, patisserie as well as an advanced diploma in culinary arts. Stone was previously Executive Sous Chef at Sibaya Casino.