Lanzerac candidate Fundiswa Ziqubu | Distell Inter Hotel Challenge 2019

Candidate Wine Steward from Lanzerac in Stellenbosch, Fundiswa Ziqubu tells us about herself and her experience of participating in the Distell Inter Hotel Challenge 2019.

The Distell Inter Hotel Challenge aims to encourage development in the hospitality industry, giving a much-needed leg up to young talent. It is an annual challenge run by Showcook, where hotels in South Africa are matched with Distell's fine wines and spirits. Young wine stewards & chefs are nominated by their hotels and compete annually for the top spot. The candidates receive training, do cook-offs and exams to improve and test their skills and awarded at a glittering 'Oscars' event in August.