MEET THE TEAM
Restaurant Succulent is excited to introduce an unstoppable Management Team with a
combined 38-years experience
within the Hospitality Industry.
Having being trained and worked in the most luxurious 5-star properties, they will apply their expertise to ensure all guests receive
only the best service.
By combining their skills and knowledge of the industry, Restaurant Succulent is sure to exceed all expectations
and satisfy every craving.
The Managing Team is a dynamic trio who's eagerness and drive
will push the culinary world
to a new standard.
Andrew Graër, Chef Werner Snoek and his wife, Melanie Snoek
has teamed up to bring
an entirely new experience
to the Robertson Wine Valley
and will be a team to be reckoned with for years to come!
Werner Snoek - EXECUTIVE CHEF & MANAGING PARTNER
Executive Chef Werner Snoek and his team serve this 30-seater restaurant with a contemporary international menu.
Classically trained in French cuisine Werner enjoys taking old school classics and combining them with Eastern, African and European influences and textures, while modernising components to keep up with current trends.
Chef Werner's experience includes among others, prestige properties such as Ile de France Restaurant, Park Hyatt Hotel, Amari Orchid Hotel in Pattaya, Thailand, Anantara Hotel and Resort in Bazaruto, Mozambique and most recently The Saxon Hotel and Nineteen Clubhouse at Steyn City.
Andrew Graër - OPERATIONS DIRECTOR AND MANAGING PARTNER
With 14-years experience in the Hospitality Industry Andrew is a valued member of the team with his extensive knowledge of the industry, management and training.
His professional background include respected properties such as Le Franschoek Hotel & Spa, Pinnacle Point Golf Estate, The Rex Hotel, Premiere Resort The Moorings, Toadbury Hall and many others.
Andrew currently owns and successfully runs Filly & Vine Restaurant and Pub in Bonnievale.
Melanie Snoek - Head of Marketing and Administration & Managing Partner
Melanie, wife of Chef Werner Snoek has been in the Hospitality Industry for 5 years having a degree in Business Management and Marketing.
Specialising in reservations, events and marketing she has spent 5 years training at and working for the Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa with a year and a half spent at Steyn City.