The Palms, Unit A 102 | 145 Sir Lowry Road | Woodstock, Cape Town, 8000

Chumani AT cooktastic!

COOKtastic – the new Hospitality Hub in Cape Town, empowering young talented people from disadvantaged background.

We offer Culinary Training, Job Placement Support and later on the Springboard to Entrepreneurship in the prospering field of the hospitality industry.

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These 4 ingredients will make COOKtastic unique in Cape Town’s Hospitality & Tourism industry

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4-month intensive culinary training will prepare young people for entry level jobs as Assistant Chefs – including the highly recognised Work-Readiness Training


Vibrant physical space, well equipped with IT equipment for learners, graduates and experts to connect, exchange, work and even get professional support for an own Start-Up or international exchange.



African & international Fusion kitchen – run by COOKtastic graduates. A Social Franchise System might be the future vision.

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Catering and rated culinary staff for casual events – run by COOKtastic, in cooperation with graduates and their Culinary Start-Ups

Coming soon in 2021

This is
our vision

  • Social Impact: Designed to empower talented youth from disadvantaged background and so changing the lives of more than 75 young people per year!
  • Run economically sustainable: More than 50% will be generated by own income, coming from membership-fees, restaurant and agency
  • providing skilled and workplace-ready staff for hospitality
  • helping to create own Start-ups
  • Developing a Social Restaurant Franchise System
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