Braai master Nicole Buirman, small business owner from Robertson,
with braai buddy Suzanne Nel, coffee shop owner from Ashton.
Mother and Daughter
Nicole made her mom enter Ultimate Braai Master with her, but Suzanne soon realised that it’s the challenge of a lifetime. If they win, they’ll take the entire family on a road trip…and then Suzanne will definitely retire.
Braai master Collin Du Plessis, guesthouse owner from McGregor, with Braai buddy
Matt Bronkhorst also a guesthouse owner from McGregor.
Collin and Matt entered Ultimate Braai Master for a chance to get away and see the country. If they win, they would like to use some of the money to open a cooking school in a township nearby…and then they’ll go on an extended holiday.
Braai master Tomas Cunnama, runs a coffee shop in Fish Hoek, with Braai buddy and brother Daniel Cunnama, currently doing his PHD in Astrophysics in Cape Town.
The two brothers entered Ultimate Braai Master in the hope to spend some guy-time together. If they win, they want to use some of the cash to open a beer-brewing pub.
Braai master Kate George, caterer from Cape Town with
Braai buddy Jonno Proudfoot, a food consultant from Cape Town.
When Kate and George watched Ultimate Braai Master, Season 1, they decided that it looked like the most amazing road trip, and would be a great way to escape the corporate food world that they deal with on a daily basis. If they win, the first thing Jonno is going to do is buy Kate an engagement ring.
Braai master Jacques Bester, hardware shop owner from Port Nolloth, with Braai buddy
Nadia Botha, guesthouse manager from Windhoek, Namibia.
If they win Ultimate Braai Master, Jacques wants to open a top-secret business in Cape Town.
Braai master Kyle Hodgson, a waiter from Cape Town, with Braai buddy Rudy Gibbons, a waiter from Cape Town.
When Rudy saw the final episode of Ultimate Braai Master, he decided that they have to enter. If they win, they would like to get a mobile kitchen on the road, travel the country and give local cuisine the Huiskombuis twist.
Braai master Martin Sebelebele works in the catering industry, from GaRankuwa, Pretoria, with
Braai buddy Ziza Masemola, who also works in the catering industry, from GaRankuwa, Pretoria.
The only reason Kasi Guys entered was to enhance their culinary skills and show it off to the whole of South Africa. If they win, they want to open a culinary school on a farm.
Braai master Ashok Naidoo, a portfolio manager from Johannesburg,with Braai buddy and wife Jolene Arries Naidoo, a stay at home mom from Johannesburg.
Ashok and Jolene love braaiing so much that they made a pact to braai religiously every week in 2010! If they win, they want to start their own catering business.
Braai master Quenten Alberts, a commercial fisherman from Observatory, with Braai buddy and wife Sandy Alberts, a caterer from Observatory.
Quinten and Sandy entered Ultimate Braai Master for the adventure. If they win, they would like to use the cash to open a Seafood Deli in their neighbourhood.
Braai master Chris Kastern, a marine conservationist from Fish Hoek, with Braai buddy Simon Good, from Fish Hoek, an engineering recruitment from Cape Town.Chris entered Ultimate Braai Master last year, but didn’t make it to the audition rounds. If they win, they want to use some of the cash to travel and braai with 20 of their friends.
Braai master Andrew Leeuw, a chef and business owner from Ennerdale, Gauteng
with Braai buddy Nomthandazo Sithole a business administrator from Ennerdale.
When Andrew and Nomthandazo saw the final episode of Ultimate Braai Master, they decided to enter because they knew they could do it. If they win, Andrew wants to use some of the cash to travel to Spain and watch Barcelona play football.
Braai master Nonkululeko Zibuyile Zondo, coffee shop owner from Johannesburg, with Braai buddy Lebo Thebe, who owns a Tshisa Nyama joint in Johannesburg.The two friends entered Ultimate Braai Master, because as striving businesswomen they think it’s great exposure and will help them create a brand. They also want to show people that it’s still fun to do what you love.
Braai master Etienne Gersbach, a commercial diver from Elands Bay, with Braai buddy and brother Hein Gersbach, a businessman from Elands Bay.
Entered after watching the show last year and decided it looks like fun! Also because they both like making food and they’re Justin Bonello fans. IF they win, they want to buy Die Strandloper in Langebaan. And they have a secret plan with Huiskombuis.
Braai master Shaun Cavanagh, programmer from Pretoria, with Braai buddy, Samantha van Niekerk, a receptionist from Pretoria.
Last year the couple entered Ultimate Braai Master, made it to the second challenge, but say the ‘wheels fell off’ on that day. They were invited to enter again, and decided that it has to be a sign. Looks like they were right!
WILD CARD duo Braai master Thabiso Motloung, an internal auditor from Katlehong, with Braai buddy Motebejane Mofokeng, a BMW Financial Services from Katlehong.
Buddies that love camping and braaiing, and love cooking, and thought that UBM is the perfect chance to get to do what they love. They don’t want to think about winning yet but want to get into the competition first!
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