JOHANNESBURG – South Africans are big on shisanyamas and the braaing tradition.
Windhoek launched the search for the country's best shisanyama and called on South Africans to nominate and vote for their local favourites.
We've been all over Mzansi - the search for SAs best shisanyama comes to an end this Sun! With acts like @Black_Motion & @DJGanyani – we’re in for a great afternoon! Follow us on Facebook & Twitter to find out who claims the title #WindhoekPureBeer #WindhoekSearch pic.twitter.com/irt3EeqvNJ— Windhoek Beer SA (@WindhoekBeer_SA) December 6, 2017
With @ChuckTailored, @DjGanyani, @GlenLewisSA & @FistazMixwell on the decks at the Expo Centre #Nasrec, the Windhoek Beer Search for SA’s best Shisanyama will be heating up in more ways than one. Keep an eye out for updates throughout the day! #WindhoekPureBeer #WindhoekSearch pic.twitter.com/XKbtPyHxHd— Windhoek Beer SA (@WindhoekBeer_SA) December 10, 2017
The competition travelled across Mzansi to find SA’s best Shisanyama.
Two months later they have narrowed down to 8 finalists who went head-to-head in the hope of going home with the title of Windhoek Shisanyama King.
Ke nako! The search for SA’s best shisanyama is about to come to an end. The top 8 will braai it out in 10 days’ time to claim the title of SA’s best! #WindhoekPureBeer #WindhoekSearch pic.twitter.com/l8wbL0Dt75— Windhoek Beer SA (@WindhoekBeer_SA) December 1, 2017
The Day to crown the best Shisanyama in the country has arrived.We’re all set for the showdown,the fires -- have been lit and the meat is ready for grilling!— Benny Masekwameng (@chef_bennym) December 10, 2017
May the best Shisanyama win! #windhoeksearh #windhoekpurebeer #4theloveofshisanyama pic.twitter.com/7pXV970V03
The Windhoek Shisanyama Search with Chef Benny final took place on Sunday at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in Nasrec.
The event was packed with great entertainment from Black Motion Feat, Nokwazi, Soweto Samthing, DJ Ganyani and Mo Flava with Lunga Shabalala as the host.
Vaal Monateng Café, Rands Lifestyle Space’s, Centurions Shisanyama, E’ Social Link Shisanyana and Car wash, meat Lounge Sunninghill, Max’s Lifestyle, Eyadini and Imbizo Shisanyama all brought their A game with their best dishes all aimed at impressing the guests.
Windhoek Shisanyama Search
Papa and meat
Full plate from Rands Lifestyle Space’s
Eyadini took us to Durban with their shisanyama
Mouth watering steak
Sunday kos served at the Windhoek Shisanyama Search
Windhoek Shisanyama Search
Combination of good food and 100% Pure Beer
After sampling dishes from the top 8 Shisanyama finalists, it was down to the consumers at the event to vote for the most deserving Shisanyama in the country.
Imbizo Shisanyama, also known as Busy Corner walked away with the title of South Africa’s best shisanyama along with prizes worth half-a-million rand.
WINNER: Imbizo Shisanyama
Imbizo Shisanyama, also known as Busy corner, crowned winner
A legendary spot for Shisanyama fans, @BusyCornerIS are the pioneers of the commercial shisanyama concept, celebrating authentic African culture, heritage and lifestyle. #WindhoekSearch pic.twitter.com/fIoM76wCHi— Windhoek Beer SA (@WindhoekBeer_SA) December 10, 2017
Senzosakhe Mhlongo, MD of Imbizo Shisanyama said, “A big thank you to Windhoek Beer for launching this competition and offering us the opportunity to participate.”