Events | Spekko

We love getting out and about, cooking up some action with our friends at the best events on the cooking calendar. Find out what Spekko is up to, here.

  • Setting New Standards in Dining

    24/03/2016 9:00 am

    Setting New Standards in Dining

    “Spekko Rice is setting new standards in dining” said Azelia Morkel, marketing manager for Die Burger newspaper, in her welcome speech at this year’s KKNK gourmet dinners. “And”, she said, “... Read more >

  • “Old and New, Bitter and Sweet” Spekko Rice Celebrity Cook-Off

    01/08/2015 9:00 am

    “Old and New, Bitter and Sweet...

    Heritage South African food is under the spotlight this weekend at The Palms Market in Woodstock where Spekko Rice will be staging another first: The launch of a new cookbook and a Celebrity cook-off with ... Read more >

  • Editors Battle it Out in Celebrity Cook-off

    13/06/2015 10:00 am

    Editors Battle it Out in Celebri...

    Its food editor against food editor on 13 June in a race for the Spekko Celebrity Chef Cook-off crown Herman Lensing, flavour of the day chef, alias Sarie magazine food editor, will be do... Read more >

  • Emile Celebrity Cook-Off Winner

    28/03/2015 9:00 am

    Emile Celebrity Cook-Off Winner

    Duck and an unrestrained pinotage won the day. Esteemed wine blogger Emile Joubert won the Spekko Rice Celebrity Cook-Off challenge on 28 March at The Palms in Woodstock. His Portuguese i... Read more >

  • Spekko Celebrity Cook-Off 28 March

    28/03/2015 9:00 am

    Spekko Celebrity Cook-Off 28 Mar...

    He is the one blogger of which one can say that he knows his port from his chardonnays; his chickens from his hamburgers and his corks from his screw tops. Emile Joubert, food writer, restaurant critic and... Read more >

  • Celebrity Chef Cook-Off winner for 2015

    14/02/2015 10:00 am

    Celebrity Chef Cook-Off winner f...

    Arina du Plessis becomes Spekko Rice’s first Celebrity Chef Cook-Off winner for 2015. With over 2 000 people attending the Market at The Palms on Valentine’s Day – the attractions w... Read more >

  • Celebrating Valentines With Spekko

    14/02/2015 10:00 am

    Celebrating Valentines With Spek...

    The line-up has been confirmed for the much-awaited Valentine’s Celebrity Cook-Off Pop-Up event that will take place this Saturday at The Palms in Woodstock.   The celebrity chefs include Zola... Read more >

  • Spekko Rice Celebrity Cook-off pop-up event

    18/10/2014 10:00 am

    Spekko Rice Celebrity Cook-off p...

    The Cook-Off line-up has been confirmed for the much-awaited Spekko Rice Celebrity Cook-Off Pop-Up event that will take place this Saturday at The Palms in Woodstock. The... Read more >

  • Mother’s Day with Spekko Rice

    10/05/2014 9:00 am

    Mother’s Day with Spekko Rice

    The 2nd Spekko Rice Celebrity Cook-Off takes place this Saturday at The Palms in Woodstock. Its mother’s day weekend and 6 celebrity chefs will cook a Spekko Rice dish to take their mother or a loved one... Read more >

  • Spekko Caterer Of The Year 2014 Announced

    16/07/2014 5:00 pm

    Spekko Caterer Of The Year 2014 ...

    In two gruelling rounds, and under the watchful eyes of professional chefs and judges representing the media sponsors – Princess Nonceba Nakedi from Spruitview won herself R30 000 in cash and the title o... Read more >

  • Kokkedoor finalists strut their stuff

    Kokkedoor finalists strut their ...

    On Thursday 17 April the Kokkedoor finalists showed their skills at the annual agricultural show in Prince Albert. On the menu was pancakes, jaffels, coconut ice and boerewors rolls. The ... Read more >

  • SA Culinary Club – Thai Cooking

    08/04/2014 6:00 pm

    SA Culinary Club - Thai Cooking

    Join us for a Thai inspired cooking class courtesy of Spekko rice. Guests will make a 3 course meal under the guidance of chef Christie-Anne Wolmerans. Recipes to be covered include Thai beef dumplings, Th... Read more >

  • Spekko Rice sponsors food theatre

    29/03/2014 7:00 pm

    Spekko Rice sponsors food theatr...

    In another milestone for Spekko Rice, the brand is sponsoring the first Afrikaans food-theatre production ever. Aptly named Voorskoot & Lipstiek, the show was conceived by Sarie Magaz... Read more >

  • Market Day at The Palms

    15/02/2014 9:00 am

    Market Day at The Palms

    The First Cook-Out and The Winning Recipe

    This seafood paella was inspired by the abundant fresh mussel harvests on the West Coast. ... Read more >

  • Birthdays, Celebrities & Gourmet markets

    14/02/2014 10:00 am

    Birthdays, Celebrities & Gou...

    If it is Saturday in Cape Town, gourmands head to The Palms Décor & Lifestyle Center to acquire some provisions for the week ahead. Over the last two years this venue has acquired the air of a sophist... Read more >

  • Another Spekko Kitchen takes a bow

    23/10/2013 12:00 pm

    Another Spekko Kitchen takes a b...

    A mix of star-struck visitors, food from the roots of the South African culture and a certain French flair, is how one can describe the debut of the Spekko Kokkedoor kitchen at the Good Food & Wine Sho... Read more >

  • Spekko’s First Caterer of the Year

    21/10/2013 12:00 pm

    Spekko's First Caterer of the Ye...

    The Spekko Rice Caterer of the Year finals event recently took place at the Good Food and Wine Show in Johannesburg. The event saw the top 28 finalists - chosen from thousands of entrants - to compete in a... Read more >

  • Spekko Stand is Tops at GFW Durban

    13/08/2013 9:00 am

    Spekko Stand is Tops at GFW Durb...

    The Spekko Rice Master Curry Zone became a winner this morning when it won the People’s Gold Award as the highest rated stand / most liked show at the GF & WS in Durban. The indepen... Read more >

  • Tammy Selby is GFW ‘Master Curry Chef’

    12/08/2013 9:00 am

    Tammy Selby is GFW 'Master Curry...

    The winner of the first Spekko Rice Master Curry Chef is Tammy Selby, a divorced “thirtiesh” mum from Sunningdale in Durban. The Spekko Master Curry Chef was presented at the Good Food and Wine Show in... Read more >

  • ‘Master Curry Chef’ semi-finalists named

    10/08/2013 9:00 am

    'Master Curry Chef' semi-finalis...

    The first 4 finalists who will be cooking in the semi-finals of the Spekko Rice Master Curry Zone have been announced. They are Tammy Selby who served her Fragrant lamb curry with crispy ... Read more >

  • Introducing Spekko Royal Umbrella Jasmine Rice

    24/05/2013 9:00 am

    Introducing Spekko Royal Umbrell...

    Over mid-April Spekko teamed up with The Royal Thai Embassy at The Taste of Cape Town Festival to stage a unique Thai Taste Experience. The Spekko “pop-up” tasting kitchen was manned ... Read more >

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