Cape Town Street Food Festival 2014 

What is something that all Capetonians have in common? The love of food! This Sunday, 27 July, Cape Town’s first street food festival is taking the love of food to a whole new level at Sidestreet Studios in Woodstock.  The festival starts at 9am with a street food market running throughout the day until 3pm.

Cape Town’s well-known food entrepreneurs will share their secrets to success in a talk session from 10am to 3pm. The day will end off with a 5 course street food dinner prepared by Cape Town’s top foodies. Entrance to the market is free and all are welcome to enjoy the celebration of food – a perfect #CPTBucketList activity for the whole family.

Cape Town Street Food Talks: 

The food seminar features talks by some of Cape Town’s most dynamic food entrepreneurs: Yang Zhao who recently opened her own restaurant, Beijing Opera; Wongama Baleni who is the co-owner of Department of Coffee in Khayelitsha and Andy Fenner who has built one of Cape Town’s most recognisable food retail brands.

These foodies will be sharing their own experiences and lessons learned from the challenges they faced along the way of establishing themselves in the Cape Town market. Topics will include:

  • Getting started and making it work
  • Building your brand – the importance of choosing your name, your logo design and packaging design
  • Marketing your business and the importance of social media
  • Knowing when to say no

Tickets to the conference costs R297.95p/p. Registration: 9am. Tickets can be bought through quicket.co.za 

Cape Town Street Food Dinner 

The evening festivities include a 5 course one-of a kind dinner prepared by Cape Town’s finest foodies. The street food entrepreneurs are collaborating to create this mouth-watering meal includes Ryan McDonagh from Lefty’s, Yang Zhao from Beijing Opera, Matthew Freemantle and Andrew Kai from Gusto, Heather Thompson from SOMA Confection and Vanessa Marx from Dear Me.

Tickets to the five-course including craft beers cost R379.95p/p. Tickets can be bought through quicket.co.za

Follow #CTSFF on Instagram and Twitter for regular updates or visit capetownstreetfoodfestival.co.za and Cape Town Street Food Festival on Facebook for more information.  Get social using #CPTBucketList when ticking off activities on your Bucket List around Cape Town.

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