Speakers

Werner Seebach

About

Werner Seebach (born February 1977) grew up in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
 
Since the age of fourteen, Werner worked at the Bloemfontein Horse racing track where his father was the General Manager. Too young to work in one of the hospitalities lounges he worked with the Trainers, owners and jockeys ensuring they wear the correct colours for each race after moving to work in one of the lounges/bars at the age of 18.
 
After finishing school, he got accepted to study Hotel Management at the Technicon Free state, a four year course where you learn everything from Hotel law to culinary studies where Werner excelled in. During his time there, Werner was the Chairman of the Free State branch of the Young South African Chefs Association, captain of the Free State culinary team that won the Inter Technicon hotel school competition, and was part of a team that cooked for Nelson Mandela’s inaugural dinner.
 
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