Chef Lesley Jacobs

The Food & Beverage Institute (FBI), Bloemfontein

Lesley Jacobs has been in the hospitality industry since 1997, starting at the Mount Nelson in Cape Town and has since graced the likes of the Saxon Hotel and Spa and the Michelangelo with stints at the Free State Technicon, South African College of Tourism and the Campus International Hotel School. He too has a list of achievements stretching across the globe since 1997 and after winning the national Chaine des Rotisseurs Jeunes Commis competition in 2003, was awarded an international 3rd place at the internationals.