Siba Mtongana is an award winning chef, best-selling author and TV personality best known for the popular show Siba’s Table, which airs in over 130 countries.
Siba started exploring the world of food during her early years in East London when her diabetic mom encouraged her to take a healthier and natural approach to cooking. This led her to pursue a degree in Food and Consumer Science at Cape Technikon after which she worked for the Drum Magazine, later rising to the position of its Food Editor.
In 2017, Siba won 3 international awards at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in China and was recognized by US Film and Television Awards for her cooking show Siba’s Table. She is also passionate about ending global hunger and actively participates in global campaigns such as Rise against Hunger for which she is a Global Impact Ambassador.
On Tuesday (1:00pm – 2:00pm), May 1st, Siba Mtongana will be at the GTBank Food and Drink Fair to facilitate a Masterclass on succeeding as an African chef on the global stage.