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Food Network celebrity chef Siba Mtongana returns with new series

Food Network commissions series three of the popular 'Siba's Table' on Food Network DStv Channel 175
Food Network celebrity chef Siba Mtongana returns with new series

Following the huge global success of the first two series of Siba’s Table, Food Network has now green lit a third series. Starring Siba Mtongana, Siba’s Table s3 (10x30’) builds on the popular format of Siba’s Table and Siba’s Table s2 with Mtongana bringing her culinary flair and on-screen charisma to viewers across the region. Produced by North Pacific, Siba’s Table was the company's first international production to air in the US. The show will debut later on in the year.

In Siba’s Table s3, Siba once again creates and serves an irresistible range of dishes for friends and family. Each episode will recreate a chapter of her Cape Town life, as she draws on influences from both her childhood and unique experiences as a food editor. The series will also feature vibrant local artisan producers and showcase the local, cutting edge restaurant scene.

Mtongana says she is thrilled and can’t wait for filming to start. “This is great news for me, but more so for my beloved country, South Africa, as Cape Town is home to South Africa’s most vibrant food scene and reflects the rich cultural diversity of our rainbow nation.”

Phillip Luff, MD Scripps UK & EMEA, says Siba’s Table exceeded all expectations. “Internationally, the series proved to be one of our most successful shows and we can’t wait to bring the third series of ‘Siba’s Table’ to all our food lovers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.”

Siba Mtongana is a passionate and dynamic food enthusiast who brings style and charisma to South Africa’s television food scene. She is a multi-award winning Freelance Food Writer, Celebrity TV Chef and Food Judge with an authentic love for her people and the continent of Africa. Siba won a SAFTA in 2013 for best lifestyle and variety show with her previous show, Cooking with Siba, and has over nine years’ experience in the food and media industry.

Mtongana’s recently released cookbook, My Table, has become an instant hit. My Table has made history as the best-selling cookbook ever to have been stocked by retail giant, Woolworths SA. Thus far it has sold over 33% more copies than any other cookbooks Woolworths SA has ever carried.

Siba’s Table debuted in September 2013 airing in over 90 countries across Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Siba’s Table is now airing in over 128 countries, including the US where the franchise is broadcast to 60 million homes on The Cooking Channel.

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Jacques Verster at Mortimer Harvey
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23 Jun 2016 11:41

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