About

Chef Coco

Multi award-winning chef Coco Reinarhz is African epicurean elegance personified. World citizen and son of our soil, his food philosophy always engages with what it means to be African in a global gourmet context.

With a childhood spent at his mother’s side in her restaurant in Kinshasa and a formal training at the Ecole Hotelière de Namur in Belgium, Coco is uniquely qualified to lead the new wave of South African cuisine. Under his careful stewardship, modern French flair and exquisite African innovation consistently make respectful and compatible culinary companions. First at Ma Passion in Greenside and more recently at Morningside’s Sel et Poivre, the Johannesburg food scene has enthusiastically embraced this signature style.