The Shortmarket Club in Cape Town, South Africa is a top restaurant innovating classic dishes with modern ideas. Get behind the scenes and see how they do just that in this exclusive masterclass series.
In this episode Chef Wesley Randles is making a butter poached lobster dish, using an East Coast lobster, which is served with salsa and fresh, seasonal vegetables. Here you will learn about the influences of the sauce and how it is created to make all the flavours pop.
About The Shortmarket Club:
The Shortmarket Club, co-owned and run by chef and manager wonderduo, Wesley Randles and Simon Widdison in partnership with Luke and Sandalene Dale-Roberts. As the third establishment to join the Luke Dale-Roberts portfolio, The Shortmarket Club has been a welcome addition to Cape Town’s dining scene from the moment it opened in June 2016.
Open for lunch and dinner and, in keeping with its luxe old-world feel, many of the dishes are modern interpretations of classics as only Chef Randles can do. Where most chefs use ‘seasonal’ and ‘sustainable’ as meaningless selling points, Randles fully embraces it. The restaurant works closely with local suppliers for all of their ingredients, which in turn inspire the menus.