Meet the 2015 Inter Hotel Cape Legends Finalists: Robin Whitehead

Friday, 7 August, 2015
Inter Hotel Cape Legends
2015 sees the announcement of the annual Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge now in its third year with 25 hotels from the Cape, Port Elizabeth and KwaZulu-Natal to Gauteng on board. Meet this year's extraordinary Wine Steward Finalists:

Robin’s dedication to unrivalled customer service, love of fine dining and appreciation of good wine, have culminated in him fulfilling the role of Restaurant Manager at Mint, the Local Grill, in Cape Town’s finest luxury hotel, Taj Cape Town.

Robin’s hospitality career dates back to 2006, where he worked in banqueting in Ireland’s exquisite Lyrath Estate Hotel and Spa. After graduating with a diploma in Hospitality Management from the International Hotel School in Cape Town in 2012, Robin continued to pursue his dream by fulfilling restaurant management roles in some of the country’s finest hotels, including Sun Internationals, Maslow Hotel and Belmont Mount Nelson Hotel before joining Cape Town’s finest luxury hotel, Taj Cape Town.

When Robin isn’t researching the latest wine and food pairing trends, he enjoys keeping active by playing golf and surfing.