One would think that Edith Venter is the ultimate social butterfly living the champagne lifestyle but Edward Chamberlain-Bell discovers that it’s all work and no play because she’s so consumed with her events management company, motivational speaking and her charities. She certainly lives up to the expectations she creates that you should expect the unexpected from www.edithunlimited.co.za
Kate Goetz discovers more exquisite taste from Vanessa Simcock, who trained at Leith’s in London before establishing her exclusive, up market catering company that was started in July 1999 in the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg to caters for everything from intimate dinner parties, corporate cocktail parties, weddings, birthdays and everything in between.
www.exquisitetastes.co.za Jo Dick from Cheese Gourmet in Linden has been described as one of Johansburgs worthy food heroes- and it’s true. She and husband, Brian, are hands-on in every aspect of their business, from sourcing all ingredients from small producers. Their deli range includes charcuterie, jams, pickles and over 120 cheeses but they also serve breakfast all day and present cooking classes. www.gourmetcheese.co.za
Art lovers need to diarise Nathaniel Stern and Tegan Bristow’s exciting new exhibition, Meaning Motion, at the Wits Art Museum between 12 June – 18 August 2013. These two highly innovative, interactive digital artists explore how we interact in our space and what are the implications and impact of that interaction. It’s an experience that can only be explored at www.wits.ac.za/witsartmuseum.