Chef Margot Janse to leave Le Quartier Francais
Chef Margot Janse, who has spent over two decades as Executive Chef of Le Quartier Francais, will leave the restaurant at the end of April 2017.
Le Quartier Francais released a statement on its facebook page regarding the resignation of iconic Chef Margot Janse. “Executive chef at Leeu Collection’s Le Quartier Français and The Tasting Room, Margot Janse, has resigned after 21 years of excellent service,” said the statement. “Well-known for her African-inspired cuisine, Margot will leave her current employment on April 29th 2017. Margot has been the inspiration at the helm of The Tasting Room for the past 12 years, building it into one of the most celebrated restaurants in South Africa.”
Says Analjit Singh, aka BAS, founder of Leeu Collection, “We would like to thank Margot for her service and wish her well in her future endeavours. It is business as usual and we will announce more details about Margot’s replacement and the way forward to ensure the continuity and success of The Tasting Room in due course.”