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
Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews the CEO of Bataung Memorial Tombstones.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Brand Africa’s Ikalafeng for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.
Ray White interviews Jawitz Properties CEO Herschel Jawitz for The Money Show’s weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews OfferZen cofounder Malan Joubert.
Nchabeleng is the Executive Chair of black-owned Blueprint Group and former CEO of MMS Group, a division of Publicis Worldwide.
Meet Entrepreneur of the Year Vanessa Jacobs; learn about her “Slab of Seed” invention that is mainstreaming edible gardening.
Listen to Roger Moore opening up to CapeTalk's Melanie Verwoerd about his life, acting and being James Bond.
The DA believes that raising taxes is not the answer to South Africa's economic woes and propose more cost-cutting for government.
How did Ngebulana build his empire? The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed him for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.
Got a spare R200 or R300 a month? Here’s how to make that money work hard and grow…
In 2001 Naspers invested $32 million in (then tiny) Tencent. Learn more about the wildly profitable Chinese behemoth...
Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?
The tourism industry is questioning the veracity of the surprisingly upbeat tourism figures and the timing of their release.