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Executive Chef of the Four Seasons Westcliff, Dirk Gieselmann, invites us to his new Joburg home to share his passion for South African braai which will be the main theme at his new restaurant, Flames at the Four Seasons Hotel the Westcliff.


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Dirk Gieselmann, Executive Chef at the Four Seasons Hotel the Westcliff, is set to break culinary boundries with his two new restaurants in Joburg. Flames ideally situated on a large terrace overlooking the city and the Johanesburg zoo, is a modern take on the South African Braai.



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Time to Braai

I am about to meet with Dirk Gieselmann, the newly appointed Executive Chef at The Four Seasons Westcliff – the imminent opening of which has Joburgers atwitter – and ex-Chef de Cuisine of L’Auberge de l’Ill, an illustrious three Michelin-star restaurant in Alsace, France. I’ve been invited to Dirk’s home for a braai... yes, a braai.


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