Radisson RED Hotel to host inaugural World KOEsister Day this September


AWÊ masekin! Dala what you must to get yourself to the inaugural World KOEsister Day on Sunday,  September 1. Hosted by the Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront, Cape Town (RED) in association with local apparel and accessories brand Vannie Kaap, Capetonians far and wide are invited to enter their secret recipe Cape Malay KOEsisters to be judged by Kfm radio presenter Saskia Falken, co-owner of Vannie Kaap Marc Jacobs, and RED’s kitchen lead, chef Naseer Abdullah. The winning KOEsister will walk away with a grand prize to the value of R12 000 as well as the title of Kwaiest KOEsister.

Dai’s mos anne levels kwai!

But let’s be honest: the biggest winner on the day will be the humble KOEsister. “For the first time in human and culinary history, there will be an annual world day dedicated to the pure and unadulterated adoration of the spicy yet sweet Cape Malay KOEsister,” exclaims Marc Jacobs from Vannie Kaap. “Ek wil soema hyl I’m so happy!”

The winning KOEsister will not only walk away with the inaugural title of Kwaiest KOEsister and a grand prize, but chef Naseer has pledged to purchase fresh KOEsisters from the winner to serve in the OUIBar + KTCHN at RED every Sunday morning between 10am and 12pm. “The humble KOEsister has everything needed to bring about world peace…so why not spread a little love where we can?!” he says. From September 1, RED will also be introducing the Cape Town Corner, a specialty menu of five Cape-Malay-inspired dishes that will have locals as well as international guests begging for more. “Think bobotie, briyani and masala steak…need I say more?” adds Naseer.

By Cariema, author of Spice Odyssey

World KOEsister Day competition details

Date: Sunday, September 1, 2019

Venue: Radisson RED Hotel. Silo 6, Silo Square, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Entrants to arrive no later than 8.30am

Judging will begin at 9.30am

Winner will be announced live on the Kfm Sundaze with Saskia Falken at 9.45am

Hashtags: #WorldKOEsisterDay #KwaiKOEsister

Instagram tags: @kfmza @radissonredcpt @vannie.kaap

To enter via social media, pop on over to RED’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, and nominate the Kwaiest KOEsister in town. T&Cs apply. For more information, click here.


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