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2019 Distell Inter Hotel Challenge Wine Steward Candidate: Mxolisi Matthew Ntsele


29 April 2019

We introduce you to 2019 Distell Inter Hotel Wine Steward Candidate: Mxolisi Matthew Ntsele from One  Only Hotel, Cape Town.

My name is Mxolisi Matthew Ntsele, I'll be competing in this year's Distell Inter Hotel Challenge I'm very grateful and honoured to be chosen to represent The One & Only Hotel, Cape Town.
I've been in the Wine and Hospitality industry for few years, and I have basically covered the full circle as far as front of house is concerned.

More about The Inter Hotel Challenge
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.