Blog: Takeaways from the Fireside Chat with David Higgs and Gary Kyriacou of Marble & Saint Restaurant

Successful Entrepreneurs: Food, art, wine and winning

It’s a meaty story with some delectable tips for every SME and entrepreneur: On 5 April 2022, David Higgs and Gary Kyriacou, the Founding Partners of Marble and Saint Restaurant,  which opened in August 2016 and Saint in August 2018, respectively, will be sharing a Fireside Chat filed with their valuable experience.

Sponsored by finance fintech ProfitShare Partners, this GIBS Entrepreneurship Development Academy’s talk will take you from start-up to success.

Gary Kyriacou is no stranger to the restaurant industry or business start-ups. Over his 20-year career, the astute entrepreneur has owned several retail properties and Spar Supermarkets and was also involved in the hospitality program for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

He is currently a shareholder in the South African division of the world’s largest real estate company, Century 21.

David Higgs is one of South Africa’s most awarded and best-known chefs, known for his love of food, art, wine and a good braai. With a 20-year cooking career, David is passionate about local cooking, especially the open flame.

His career began in 1990, and since then he has run his own cooking school, The Higgs School of Good Cooking, and started the catering company, Extreem Kwizeen. He also proudly cooked for the late former President Nelson Mandela.

As an entrepreneur or SME in South Africa, you won’t want to miss a single one of the GIBS Entrepreneurship Development Academy’s 10 part series, Slaying in Your Lane, sponsored by fintech finance business ProfitShare Partners. Tune in and enjoy the sumptuous offering of practical advice from David and Gary, hosted by Udo Osuigwe.

Don’t miss out, register here today.