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8 Course wine paired dinner

November 13, 2016

We are happy to announce our latest 8 course wine paired dinner will be held on Saturday 19 November 2016.

The menu is available on our Fraise Gourmet Dining page.

The price per person is R650, this includes all the food courses, paired with wines. Prior booking is essential.

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Good Food. Good Times. New Menus. New Times...

February 27, 2016

After some serious planning, practice and trial runs, we are back and open as we should be.

The hours have changed and are as follows:

Monday to Wednesday we are closed.

Thursday to Sunday we are open for breakfast (7:30am to 10:3am) and lunch (12:00pm to 3:30pm)

We will be open for dinn…

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Closed until the end of January 2016

January 6, 2016

We would like to thank all of our customers for their support during 2015 and wish you all the best for the year ahead.

2015 saw us lose a valuable team member, one that had been with us for about 5 years. We had an incredible strawberry season in the kitchen, and had a new  member, Jason, join u…

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This Coming Weekend

October 13, 2015

Strawberry season madness is well and truly with us.

Our team of 4 in the kitchen has been working extremely hard every weekend, considering we usually deal with anywhere from 20 to 80 meals a day, we have pushed that to an insane amount at the moment, over the 200 mark per day each weekend. This…

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Strawberry Season has Begun

September 28, 2015

Thursday marked the first day of the 2015 strawberry picking season, and what a day it was!!!

Our team of 3 got slammed in the kitchen, orders came in thick and fast, holy moly! Madness reigned!

It wasn't our finest moment on Thursday, usually the season kicks off with a bang, but not usually …

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Congratulations are in order

August 7, 2015

Besides the news of Chef D not making it to the finals in Durban, we have a whole bunch of happier news.

We would like to congratulate Chef D and his wife on the birth of their son, Declan. Welcome to the farm big guy, we hope you have many years of playing in the mud, chasing the geese, and hope…

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UFS Chef of the Year Update

August 7, 2015

We have just found out that Chef D didn't quite make it to the final 5 in Durban this year, but, he will be giving it a bash again next year. We wish him luck, everyone at Fraise is behind you!


July 31, 2015

So, Wednesday came along, and our Chef headed to Jo'burg for the competition...

Up against some previous rivals from the Saxon in Jo'burg, as well as a 5 other amazing chefs, the competition was fierce.

12:30 came all too quickly, anxious to get started, all the chefs kinda on edge...

The b…

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Our Chef is at it again...

July 15, 2015

Our Head Chef, Dayn Kruger, is at it again.

Unilever Food Solutions Chef Of The Year Regional Finalist, out of loads of entries this year, his entry was selected along with 7 other senior chefs from Gauteng and surrounds, to take part in the mystery basket cook off in Jo'burg on 29 July

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Chef Position Available

May 18, 2015

We have recently lost the services of our Sous chef, and are looking for a new chef to join our small team in the kitchen.

We are looking for a Chef de Partie to join our team, to be guided and trained up for the Sous chef position.

Applicants must have a good command of the English language, …

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Our Chef takes second place

March 27, 2015

Hostex was home to Unilever Food Solutions’ new cooking competition, Plate to Win. Darcy Els, sous chef at Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg took top place and R10 000 in prize money. The cook-off took place during the busy Hostex expo at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Dayn Kruger, he…

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