Matt Manning

Cape Town's Chef Studio's Private Chef

Born in England, Private Chef Matt Manning perfected his trade in London’s finest Michelin-starred restaurants under the tutelage of some of the best in the business, including Gordon Ramsay, Marcus Wareing, Alyn Williams and Bryn Williams.

From Gorden Ramsay to Private Chef

Upon relocating to South Africa, Matt worked at La Colombe, before his inherent entrepreneurial spirit saw him embarking on a solo career as a private chef. Matt regularly cooks for bespoke events, corporate functions, intimate occasions, as well as for clients abroad.

Pop-Up Dinner Experience: ‘One-Ingredient’

Matt Manning is also the creator of a number of unique dining experiences which are open to the public, including ‘One Ingredient’ – a pop-up dinner highlighting a single ingredient across a number of courses – as well as his own series of all-inclusive gastronomic getaways. 

The Chef’s Studio in Cape Town 

Today, Matt also shares is passion for good food and fine dining  at the Chef’s Studio – a unique concept space located in the heart of Cape Town. The Chef Studio hosts interactive and experiential events for people who are as excited about what goes into creating a beautiful dish, as they are about eating it. 

The Chef’s Studio sees guests exploring their cooking abilities under the guidance of a professional chef, before sitting down to indulge in a feast for the senses; a multiple course meal which showcases the best that fine dining has to offer. Featuring custom-built workstations equipped with the latest cooking technology from Siemens Home guests can indulge in a one-of-a-kind experience while soaking in the ambience of the Mother City.

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