While our chefs embarked on their journey of spreading love and compassion in children's homes across SA with their hearty and delicious meals - our readers back home supported them each week with votes and messages of support.

As a thank-you to our readers, Food Lover's Market awarded nine voters with Food Lover's Market vouchers to the value of R2000 each.

Courtesy of a random number generator, we unveiled a new winner each week.


Chef Rozanne Taljaard received the most entries in the Feed Mzansi competition and donated the R25 000 prize to Khayalethu Youth Centre. 

Explore the weekly winners below:

Week 9: Chef Oliver Cattermole: Winner - Adri Janse van Rensburg

Week 8: Chef Jason Whitehead - Cheri Van Staden

Week 7: Chef Rozanne Taljaard: Winner - Beauty Mathosa

Week 6: Chef Linda Mnikathi: Winner - Ntombifuthi Radebe

Week 5: Chef Charné Sampson: Winner - Portia Davis

Week 4: Chef Reuben Riffel: Winner - Bronwyn Dumbleton

Week 3: Chef Makhiba Modupe: Winner - Priya Pillay

Week 2: Chef Errieda Du Toit: Winner - Vhulenda Netshitanzwani

Week 1: Chef Ayabonga Gope: Winner - Sherley Barrows

Meet Our Chefs

Chef Oliver Cattermole

Our Feed Mzansi road trip draws to a close when Chef Oliver Cattermole visits Lungi’s Kitchen in Cape Town, cooking 144 comforting bowls of chicken stew.

Chef Jason Whitehead

Jason Whitehead makes his way to Little Brinks in Cape Town to cook a hidden veggie delight for 20 children in need of a little extra support.

Chef Rozanne Taljaard

Food consultant Rozanne Taljaard cooks a finger-licking meal (literally!) for 40 young boys at the Khayalethu Youth Centre in Theescombe, Gqeberha.

Chef Linda Mnikathi

Road tripping between Cape Town and Jozi has been one big adventure, but Durban really showed off with its warm weather and wheel-y friendly people. Tune in as private chef Linda Mnikathi cooks up a tasty classic.

Chef Charné Sampson

Who says that nutritious meals have to be boring? This week, Chef Charné Sampson prepares a well-balanced meal packed not only with health benefits but stacks of flavour too.

Chef Reuben Riffel ‎‎

This week we’re back in The Mother City and have challenged Chef Reuben Riffel to prepare a hearty meal for 30 children, packed with nutrients, flavour – and most importantly cooked from the heart.

Chef Makhiba Modupe

Next stop on our road trip with a difference, Food Lover’s Market and Makhiba Modupe head to Bread of Life Christian Foundation in Roodepoort. What’s on The Lazy Chef’s menu? Follow along in our next episode.

Chef Errieda Du Toit

Food writer Errieda du Toit doesn’t have to travel far from her Welgemoed home kitchen when she visits the Durbanville Children's Home to prepare 144 comforting bowls of Chicken à la King and a sweet treat.

Chef Ayabonga Gope

In the first episode of our feel-good series Chef Ayabonga Gope, popularly known as 'The Cook Dude', visits Leliebloem House in Cape Town – the third oldest non-profit Child and Youth Care Centre in the Western Cape.