Siba Mtongana is well known for her show ‘Siba’s Table’ on DStv’s Food Network channel, which debuted in September 2013 and was an instant hit worldwide. It has been broadcast in more than 130 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, USA, Australia and Asia.
When her show debuted in the USA in April 2014, it made her the first South African to have their own TV show in America broadcast on the The Cooking Channel (which has a reach of more than 60 million homes in the USA alone). Her previous award-winning cooking show, ‘Cooking with Siba’ was aired on MNET’s Mzansi Magic while she was food editor of Drum magazine and it won a SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award) for Best Lifestyle and Variety Show in its first season. In 2014 she made Oprah magazine’s prestigious ‘2014 O Power List’ of 21 African women rocking the world, alongside Lupita Nyong’o, Dr Precious Moloi Motsepe, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and Thuli Madonsela, to name a few. She has won three prestigious Galliova Awards for her recipe development, food styling and food journalism.
Siba has a degree in Food and Consumer Sciences, with majors in Food, Food Science and Nutrition.