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Come Dine With Me South Africa is back with a spicy 7th season

Serving up a smorgasbord of local content every Wednesday, BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174) will be bringing back 12 new episodes of Come Dine With Me South Africa, featuring 48 extrovert and eccentric contestants from Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Expect two rounds of juicy 6-episode segments with the first six episodes airing from Wednesday 10th November at 8pm followed by the final six episodes, which will return after Christmas, to bring some January cheer from Wednesday 26th January at 8pm.

The SAFTA award winning show featuring ‘the good, the bad and the hungry’ will continue to be narrated by the hilarious voiceover legend Dave Lamb. The format follows four amateur chefs as they each host a three-course dinner party for the other contestants at their own home. Competitors then rate the host’s food and hosting skills at the end of each evening, with the highest-scoring chef winning R10,000 cash.

This season look forward to meeting new bold and brilliant personalities, such as self-proclaimed pug-aholic Judd, Russia obsessed Tamlyn and erotica writer Gina.

Come Dine With Me, which is distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment has been produced in over 40 countries. Come Dine With Me South Africa was the first local commission from BBC Worldwide for its channels in the EMEA region, and debuted in South Africa in 2011.

Come Dine With Me South Africa is sponsored by Sensodyne

 

Upcoming episodes

Episode 1 airs on Wednesday 10 th November at 8pm on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174), it will be
repeated on Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 6pm and available on DStv Now and catch up.
In week one the knives (and forks) are out in Johannesburg.
We travel to the urban jungle of Randburg and meet four
bold and brilliant personalities – gentle self-proclaimed pug-
aholic Judd, life of the party and fun-loving Caley, lover of all
things ‘boujee’ Kholofelo, and the off-beat wine-loving family
man Shamalan.

 

Episode 2 airs on Wednesday 17 th November at 8pm on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174), it will be
repeated on Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 6pm and available on DStv Now and catch up.
Four more eccentric personalities are in Johannesburg for week
2 – digital marketing guru and chatterbox Adele serves up an
Afrikaans inspired menu, MC and gin distributor Themba puts
his ambitious menu to the test, law student Robyn joins the
battle of the oxtail and witty and well-travelled Hugh takes his
guests around the world with his flavoursome creations.

 

Episode 3 airs on Wednesday 24 th November at 8pm on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174), it will be
repeated on Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 6pm and available on DStv Now and catch up.
It’s week three and we’re back in Johannesburg – it’s battle of
the limelight as all four entertaining hosts work in the
marketing industry. Competing for the host-with-the-most title
are comedy content creator and ex advertising guru Sipho,
copywriter and Russia obsessed Tamlyn, self-confessed diva
Emanuela, and boisterous and honest marketing manager
Langa.

Episode 4 airs on Wednesday 1 st December at 8pm on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174), it will be
repeated on Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 6pm and available on DStv Now and catch up.
Week four is a battle of the menus and dress-codes in
Johannesburg as Ruvin, self-professed lady’s man
Christopher, uber-confident critique of the week Kwaku, and
erotica writer Gina compete to win the R10,000 cash prize.
But who’s charm, dress code and more importantly menu,
will be enough to take the crown?

 

Episode 5 airs on Wednesday 8 th December at 8pm on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174), it will be
repeated on Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 6pm and available on DStv Now and catch up.
This week Come Dine With Me South Africa is in Cape Town
with four new fantastic personalities. Competitive radio
sports presenter Nathan, mother to all Somila, confident
and honest Lethabo and self-confessed social beast Grace
compete in week five. With a Christmas feast topping of the
week, the spirits are high but who will win the cash prize?

 

Episode 6 airs on Wednesday 15 th December at 8pm on BBC Lifestyle (DStv channel 174), it will be
repeated on Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 6pm and available on DStv Now and catch up.
The final week of Come Dine With Me South Africa part
one is in Cape Town with four brilliantly driven hosts. It’s
battle of the seafood this week as managing director,
Christine, entrepreneur James, director of
communications Priya and food blogger Natalia compete
to win the cash prize. Another Christmas feast gets the
group in the festive spirit, but who will come out on top?

 

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