20th April 2017

Team

Willie Matthews

Willie Matthews

Founder member, former Hotel owner, with over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Willie sees to our marketing, customer liaison, event management to name but a few.
Annemarie Matthews

Annemarie Matthews

Co-founder member, also brings with her over 35 years of experience in the food industry, seeing to daily kitchen & office operations, customer liaison.

Ian Matthews

Co-owner, Ian grew up in the food industry, as a student working at Simply Chapat Restaurant formed a solid understanding of the industry. His professional career started in banqueting, at the Sandton Hilton, more experience attained on Rovos Rail & Mount Grace Hotel. Ian has brought the skills and knowledge often needed, attained from doing Cordon Bleu cookery.

Al Da Silva

Al joined the Country Fresh team in 2010, and has brought his passion for service delivery to our operation, focusing on logistics, and is our financial manager.
Cindy Nkoe

Cindy Nkoe

Cindy has shadowed Ian for many years now and has gained a good understanding & ability of our kitchen operations, office administration, and event management.
Nelly Magwai

Nelly Magwai

Equipment store manager, and General kitchen assistant, specializing in the preparation of our Entertainment Platters and Canape items.

Julia Panana

Our lead Pastry chef, doing great work preparing all of our desserts & puddings.
Lucas Magwai

Lucas Magwai

Expert Legumier chef, taking great care in the preparation of our Vegetable, Salad and Starch sides, finishing dishes with his good tasting ability to ensure proper seasoning end result.
Elizabeth Mokoa

Elizabeth Mokoa

An energetic General kitchen assistant, always taking pride in her work with an emphasis on attention to detail and a quality tasty end result.
Country Fresh Catering Team

Some of our Event Staff

A few of our long standing and top performing event staff – from left to right, Tanisha, Nelly, Benny, Vivian, Miss T, Lucas