meet The team

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CONRAD GALLAGHER
– CEO –

The CEO of The Chefs Connection, Conrad Gallagher is an award-winning, Michelin Star Chef and multiple Cookbook author with over 30 years of culinary experience. A visionary owner and creator of an advisory company to leading hotels, high-end restaurants, cafes and brasseries; providing comprehensive end-to-end solutions and proven expertise in restaurant concept development. The Chefs Connection focus on recruitment of Culinary Directors and a wide selection of Chefs Connection to contracts; and short term and full-time opportunities in the hospitality industry around the world.

CANDICE GALLAGHER
– MANAGING DIRECTOR –

Candice Gallagher is our Marketing Manager and social media guru, and has enjoyed a successful career in corporate PR & marketing at leading hotel and restaurant groups around the globe. She excels in planning, directing, and coordinating all marketing efforts, and plays a critical role in researching demand for our products and services.

NTOMBIZODWA NCUBE
– EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT –

Ntombizodwa joined the team in August and has over 6 years’ experience in sales administration and kitchen designs. Since joining she has gained extensive experience in concept development working on projects in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Maldives and Saudi Arabia, a keen cook with lots of passion for food and restaurants and boasts a -B.Sc. (hons.) in Biochemistry. She is also the right –hand providing direct support to the company, and operational procedures.

THABISA JAWULA
– EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT –

Thabisa Jawula joined the team in August 2019 and has close to 2 decades of experience in health and fitness – operations and business development, since joining the team Thabisa has spearheaded many of the recruitment projects in the Middle East and Africa and has been instrumental in much of the company’s growth in Africa.