DISCOVER THE TANTALISING TASTES OF SOUTH AFRICA
Coca-Cola Food Fest showcases the country’s, most DELICIOUS local FOOD
The Coke Food Festival 2017 is everything from delicious gourmet to tasty traditional food. Catch Mi Casa live alongside celebrity chef Zola Nene, DJ Slique and comedian hit Mpho Popps.
DATE – Saturday, 2 September 2017
VENUE NAME – James & Ethel Gray Park
ADDRESS – Melrose Street Extension, Melrose 076
TIME – 10:00 – 15:00
PRICE – R100
You will find them along South Africa’s highs and lows, they are the gourmet, On the Go and Traditional gems that Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) is shining a spotlight on in their annual Coca-Cola Food Fest.
The common ground that all these eateries, cafes, food trucks, shisanyama’s, pubs, shebeen’s, coffee shops and high-end restaurants have is the utterly delicious food they serve.
Meals that range from steak sandwiches to grilled steaks and stuffed filet mignons.
Meals that are categorised into three categories defined as:
‘on the go’ meals which can be eaten off-the premises,
‘traditional’ plated meals eaten while seated at the premises, and
‘gourmet’ which is defined as speciality cuisine dishes.
2017 Coca-Cola Food Fest has up to 4 000 eateries that have registered to participate in the 2017 competition.
Some Entries are:
Bonita’s Take Aways
John Mini SuperMarket
For the full list of participating eateries,
visit the website
The 2017 Coca-Cola Food Fest voting process and mechanics
Before 21 July 2017, the public has an opportunity to vote by:
Buying a Coca-Cola Food Fest Meal Combo from their favourite eatery,
then dialling *120*4862# and
following the prompts.
The campaign has seen more than 35 000 votes come through USSD, with votes cast for VARIOUS participating eateries across the province.
After the public vote has closed, foodies can attend one of two regional semi-final events to sample some of the culinary delights that will judged at the final.
The events will be held at;
Durban’s People’s Park on 19 August and at
Johannesburg’s James and Ethel Gray Park on 2 September.
15 regional finalists will attend the Durban event and a further 12 will be at the Johannesburg event.
Food and fun go hand-in-hand so both semi-final events will be an outing for the entire family.
In addition to being able to sample each semi-finalist’s dish, visitors will also have a choice of food stalls.
The day’s entertainment includes celebrity chefs, live music, comedians and a Kiddie Zone especially for children.
Babes Wodumo live alongside
chef Zola Nene,
Comedian Celeste Ntuli,
and a great menu of local talent.
Tickets to the semi-final events are available from Computicket at R100 per person.
A 50% discount applies for pensioners and entry for children under 12 is free.
Following the semi-finals, the fate of the entrants still in the competition will be in the hands of experienced food judges who will announce the winners of each category at an event;
in Johannesburg on 2 September at the James and Ethel Gray Park.
Micasa live alongside
celebrity chef Zola Nene,
DJ Slique, comedian hit Mpho Popps,
and an awesome menu of local talent.
The winner in each category from the Durban and Johannesburg semi-finals will compete in the finals.
The judging panel includes;
popular television chef and cookbook author Zola Nene,
chef, restaurateur and caterer Arnold Tanzer
and The South African Chef’s Association.
The 12 finalists representing the top three meal categories selected in Durban and Johannesburg, will each receive R22 500.
The finalist in each category will receive R150 000.
60% of this amount will be PAID IN CASH
and a further 40% will be USED to UPGRADE the EATERY.
VOTERS can also WIN their share of R140 000,
which includes random draws for R5 –R10 airtime
and daily cash as well as cookware to the VALUE of R35 000.
Issued by: Jacqui-Nicole Teixeira
Public Relations Practitioner
CONTACT PERSON: Enid Vickers
Senior Account Director
021 426 1233
083 460 3910