The Durban Show

2015 Details launching soon!

Explore your Inner Foodie!

Come join us from 30 October – 1 November 2015 at the Durban Exhibition Centre.

Visit us soon to find out when tickets are available on Computicket.

General Admission Tickets:
Adult: R90

Pensioners: R80

General Admission Tickets Children:
13 – 18 years: R80

7 – 12 years: R40

Children under 6 years FREE

Combo package:
R155 (includes a taster glass and 5 wine tasting vouchers)

Group Package:
For a group of 10 tickets or more R80 per ticket

R30 for a wine glass and 5 tasting vouchers

Additional wine tasting vouchers valued at R25 for a book of 5

Fri- Sat 10am-9pm
Sun 10am-6pm

Durban Exhibition Centre
1 Walnut Road, Durban



Cape Town

Event Info
26-29May 2016


Event Info
23-26July 2015


Event Info
30Oct-1 Nov

Host of Hayden Quinn South Africa’On SABC3

Adventurous, passionate and undeniably Australian, Hayden Quinn is a cook, author and presenter with a passion for travel and healthy living. In the words of one magazine editor, “He is the whole package”. Hayden Quinn became a household name in 2011 when series three of MasterChef Australia shone a light on the diverse talents of this loveable Aussie surfer. And following the launch of his programme, Hayden in South Africa on SABC3, he has confirmed his appeal among South Africans too.

India’s Most Celebrated Chef, Sanjeev Kapoor

Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine today. A Chef Extraordinaire, he runs a successful TV Channel ‘FoodFood’; he is the author of numerous best-selling cookbooks; he is a successful restaurateur and the winner of several culinary awards.

Cake Boss’s Right Hand Man, Mauro Castano

Mauro is Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro’s right-hand man and brother-in-law. He is married to Buddy’s sister Madeline. Buddy and Mauro carpool to work every day. Mauro was there for Buddy after the death of his father and had a big part in helping Buddy build the business to what it is today. Mauro is not only a great pastry chef but he’s also a great friend to Buddy as he has taught Buddy a great deal about life, business and being a man. Buddy considers Mauro to be the brother he never had. Mauro and Madeline have three children; Dominique, Buddy and Mary.

Food Network’s Spice Prince, Reza Mahammad

Reza Mahammad is the hugely popular and flamboyant TV chef and owner of the renowned Star of India restaurant in Kensington, London. Reza is a top chef and main talent for the Food Network UK and has received high praise for his last two series Reza’s African Kitchen and Reza, Spice Prince of India.

Food Network’s Siba Mtongana of Siba’s Table

Siba is a dynamic food enthusiast who brings style and charisma to her food programmes. She is the host of ‘Siba’s Table’ on DStv’s Food Network channel, which debuted in September 2013 and was an instant hit. It is now broadcast in over 90 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Siba’s previous award-winning cooking show, ‘Cooking with Siba’ aired on MNET’s Mzansi Magic while she was food editor of Drum magazine.

Food Network Host and Chef, The Giggling Gourmet, Jenny Morris

Food Network host and chef, also known as The Giggling Gourmet, Jenny Morris shot into the media spotlight with a weekly food programme on Cape Talk radio.  Since then, Jenny has made several television appearances and features as well as hosted her own programmes including her latest series,  ‘Jenny Cooks the Riveria’ on the Food Network channel.  Jenny is also an author, her most recent book, Nude Food, Rude Food, Good Food, was published in April 2014.  A range of her Giggling Gourmet products such as Glaze ‘n Baste and harissa paste can be found on many deli shelves around Cape Town.

Sandy Bigara

Sandy Bigara is a multi-disciplinary Performing Artist from Durban. An experienced Master of Ceremonies, rising up above past abuse, Sandy also gives motivational talks based on her inspiring life story. Sandy is the owner of The Bigara Talent Factory Arts Company, performing live piano, guitar and voice at venues across KZN, as well as

TV’S ‘Africa on a plate’ Chef, Lentswe Bhengu

Born and raised in KwaZulu Natal, Lentswe Bhengu has been passionate about food and dining since his early teens. But it was only after working in the finance industry for five years that, in 2010, he switched

The Best of Durban Restaurants

A mix of some the city’s flagship culinary destinations and features the Mix Masters 360 degree bar – Get your mix on with a range of summer sun cocktails.


The Beer route:

A large craft beer showcase will be on tap – literally – at the Durban Good Food & Wine Show.

Shongweni Farmers Market

Shongweni Farmers Market – This hugely popular market with its stallholders will bring its country charm to the show, offering a range of yummy home-grown products.

The Wine Avenue

A fine selection of boutique wines to please your palate. Visitors will receive a free pack of wine tasting coupons with their wine glass purchase of R30. Further coupon booklets cost R25 each. Visit the Wade Bales wine stand and you could win a wine cellar – a special wine fridge filled with fabulous, boutique wine estate wines – worth a whopping R17 000. *No wine tasting may be done without a wine coupon.

Family Fun for Everyone

Family Fun for Everyone: – Food is about family.  With that in mind, we have crafted a range of entertainment including the Sweet Treats Theatre in association with Selati and Clover where we will be showing kids how to have some baking fun.

Specialty Street

Specialty Street – See some of Durban’s artisan products under one roof – taste the mouth-watering delicacies and be inspired to create food fantasies at home.

Your Master Kitchen

Your Master Kitchen – Welcome to the “Your Master Kitchen” Theatre – a place to experience the best in the world of kitchen design, appliances, kitchen tools, master class cooking and wine demonstrations.

Your Master Kitchen” presents top KZN Chefs together with the most elite appliances and wine stemware for the audience to smell, taste, feel, hear and touch the palate of the want-to-be Master Chef or Master Foodie. Seating is limited so please book your seat for your master experience.

The ‘Celebration Cakes Area’

The ‘Celebration Cakes Area’ – Celebrations is the theme for the Durban Good Food & Wine Show and what better way to celebrate than with a cake…from weddings, to birthdays, anniversaries and more.

Sweet Treats in association with Clover & Selati

Kids enter through a giant cupcake and get given instruction on how to bake in the Sweet Treats theatre in association with Clover & Selati… but watch out mums and dads because the kids are bound to be inspired and will want to take over your kitchen ever after.


Celebrity Book Signing

Celebrity Book Signing – make your way to the Celebrity Book stand after the demo and get a signed copy of your favourite chef’s book.  These are exclusive to The Good Food & Wine Show and in most cases not widely available in South Africa.

Meals on Wheels Peugeot

Durban’s Good Food & Wine Show has an enormous sweet treat in store for its visitors. South Africa’s own Cake Boss, Paul Vieira, will create a life-size Peugeot RCZ model car made entirely of freshly baked cake smothered in fondant icing. Slices will be sold to the public to raise money and awareness for Meals on Wheels. At this year’s Gauteng Good Food & Wine Show, Peugeot and Meals on Wheels with the help of Paul created the car out of cake and through the sales of slices of cake, managed to raise R23 000. Meals on Wheels Community Services is a non-profit organisation that provides much needed meals for the poor, underprivileged, elderly, and needy children. Using the Good Food & Wine Show as an ideal platform, Peugeot and Paul hope to again raise money for a worthy cause. Visit the Meals on Wheels Peugeot stand at the show to see Paul and his team weave their magic in creating this extreme car cake for a charity looking to make a difference in the lives of others.

Jenny Morris’s Romancing the Stove presented by Spekko

Surprisingly seductive, this is all about the ingredients that hit the spot – or even the G spot. Getting to know the active ingredients in our foods that help to lift our moods as well as what awesome flavour combinations you can achieve … can produce, well, the desired results. This theatre is hosted by Food Network Host & Chef, Jenny Morris, The Giggling Gourmet.


The “Inside Scoop” with SABC 3

A time for Celebrations with SABC 3 and the opportunity to meet South Africa’s most celebrated television personalities from Isidingo, Expresso and Top Billing.  A “live” talk show will be hosted with visitors gathering to hear in on celebrity chef interviews and the inside scoop on your favourite presenters.

“Inside Scoop” continues the festivities and presents our visitors with a remarkable opportunity to win big and in style. Test your presenting skills at the SABC3 stand and stand a chance to win a cash prize and fine dining with the SABC3 celebrities.  The excitement can further be experienced and shared in the “Selfie Photo Booth” where visitors can take a picture with celebrity chefs and media personalities.  You can find it on SABC3.


Extreme Nutrition Theatre – Special Guest Hayden Quinn

Extreme Nutrition Theatre – Special Guest Hayden Quinn will anchor this theatre.  Come meet Hayden and a variety of nutritional specialists and get your Healthy Food Fix!


Spekko Cook Idols

Send your favourite song and recipe to East Coast Radio and stand a chance to cook and WIN at the Durban Good Food & Wine Show with Spekko Rice. *Your recipe must include Spekko Rice.