Hanroe Erasmus - Executive Chef at Lobby Lounge, Hyatt Regency Johannesburg | Profile on hyattrestaurants.com

Hanroe Erasmus

Chef Hanroe Spent Most Of Childhood On An Organic Dairy And Vegetable Farm. He Has Always Had A Passion For Good Food, Sourced Ethically And Treated With Respect. He’s Been In The Industry For 18 Years.

  • Executive Chef Lobby Lounge • Hyatt Regency Johannesburg
  • Grill • Speciality
  • Also loves to Cook Multi-cuisine
  • Passionate, Creative, Humble • Cooking Style

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At A Number Of 5-star Hotels Including Kuname River Lodge, St Andrew’s Boutique Hotel And Spa, African Pride Melrose Arch, African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Sheraton Hotel Pretoria And The Palace Of The Lost City (sun City).
Wholesome, Flavourful And Real!
My Cooking Passion Certainly Comes From Time Spent In The Kitchen With My Mom And Grandma As A Little Boy. My Exposure To Amazing Produce All My Life Gave Me An Amazing Insight As To What It Is To Handle Food With Love.
I Have Always Wanted To Be A Chef, From As Far As I Can Remember. Many Years Ago One Of My Heroes, Rick Steyn, Said That Chefs Are Not Made, We Are Born.
Time Spent At Home Is Family Time And Is Usually Accompanied By A Really Good Quality Piece Of Meat On The Braai (barbeque).
Ingredients And The Passion That Is Prepared With. I Try To Teach A Team Of Chefs To Understand Flavors And To Cook With The Freedom To Express Themselves - Cooking With Knowledge, Confidence And Passion Make A Great Dish.
This Might Sound Very Cliché, But I Really Enjoy Listening To Classic Music (specifically Tchaikovsky).
My Wife Kirsten, Our Little Boy Rhylan And Brand New Girl Tauri.
After School I Went To The University Of Johannesburg To Study Law.
When Baking Follow The Recipe, But When Cooking Follow Your Heart!

Lobby Lounge

A Place To Unwind And Refresh, It Is The Perfect Spot For A Relaxing Cup Of Tea, A Rejuvenating Coffee, An Indulgent Cocktail Or A Glass Of Wine.