Camping Retreats is an innovative company that takes you out camping with a professional chef.
The business which pride themselves with offering local chefs an opportunity to cook for campers and sell their craft, is one of 20 finalists in the 2017 Small Business Awards.
This also allows campers to explore some of South Africa’s beautiful camping sites, their target is young professionals looking for a relaxed getaway from the city and not wanting the chore of setting up a tent or cooking.
Bongani Bingwa spoke to founder Tshireletso Mokate, who says he had struggled to convince his wife to go camping because of all the chores associated with it.
I was battling to convince her because she would have to cook, prepare meals and we would spend more time organizing the inconvenient stuff so I thought of making it convenient for her and brought in a chef....— Tshireletso Mokate, founder of Camping Retreats
We targeting young professionals people too busy to set up camp, organize activities and cook.— Tshireletso Mokate, founder of Camping Retreats
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