Food Routes Listing Criteria
We vet our accommodation destinations and culinary experiences carefully before we feature them as a preferred destination of Food Routes:
Should your establishment meet most of the below criteria, please email us in order for us to visit your establishment
Required Criteria for accommodation destinations and culinary experiences
- The culinary experience and standard of food at the destination restaurant must be of the highest calibre.
- Accommodation establishment must be 4 star premium/ 5-star or be known for 5-star service.
- The destination restaurant must have an appointed head chef with his/her own unique style and food philosophy, which will be profiled on the website.
- The accommodation establishment and the restaurant/s at the establishment must manifest a high-level of comfort, impeccable style and luxuriant tasteful décor.
- Exceptional service from all staff and front of house managers is key.
- Locations in South Africa which are unique, cultural, influential and inspirational.
- Gardens/grounds and buildings must be well-kept and maintained.
- Samples or current/seasonal menu for website with some pictures of the cuisines being offered.
- Food-focused events, festivals, activities and product purveyors must offer experiences and products of premium quality and presentation.
- Culinary Experiences must be unique, authentic and known for good service.
- The experience and execution of each culinary offering must be of the highest calibre.