I cooked breakfast at a Protea Hotel for a year. I loved it! I thought I had arrived! I lied to get the job… It was a baptism by fire.— David Higgs, Marble
We don’t want another Marble. Not in South Africa anyway.— David Higgs, Marble
David Higgs’ career started slowly; cooking breakfasts in a small hotel.
Today he is just about the most famous chef in South Africa; known for his love of food, art, wine and a good braai – and handpicking everything from the lettuce to the plate you eat off.
He is the Chef and Cofounder of Rosebank’s heralded Marble restaurant, a meat-and-flame lover’s dream.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
It’s definitely NOT a steakhouse!— David Higgs, Marble
Cooking with fire… it’s like someone cut off my hands!— David Higgs, Marble
I grew up in Walvis Bay in Namibia.— David Higgs, Marble
I did a lot of industrial catering for seven years.— David Higgs, Marble
Awards are important.— David Higgs, Marble
I can be a grumpy chef. When people don’t use common sense it really grates me!— David Higgs, Marble
We’re opening a butchery downstairs in another month.— David Higgs, Marble
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