New Head Chef at Clico

Marcus Schools, head chef of Clico Boutique Hotel

Clico Boutique Hotel in Johannesburg has promoted Marnus Scholly to Head Chef.

Scholly, who is a graduate of The Chef School for Food and Wine where he obtained a Diploma in Food Preparation and Culinary Arts. He has worked at lodges in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, as well as Singita and Savanna Private Game Reserve. He joined Clico in 2015.

Jeanette Schwegman, owner of Clico, said: “We are excited to announce the promotion of Marnus to the leadership role in the kitchen and look forward to a seamless transition and the fresh approach he will bring to the hotel and restaurant.”

Scholly, said: “I am very respectful of classic cuisine and love to embrace it with elements of South African culture. I am passionate about teaching and sharing all knowledge across the board and the ‘team’ is the core of what we do here at Clico. I intend to create a space where we can all learn, create and develop.”