Bontle & Thabiso

21 July 2017
Bontle and Thabiso auditioned as singles, and were paired on the show. Despite not having known each other for long before the pairing, the two say that they have cooking chemistry. They describe their relationship as respectful and both show willingness to learn from each other. With her share of the winnings, Bontle would travel the world, and make important investments. Attending culinary school is top of Thabiso’s list , and with what’s left, he would open a food truck.
Bontle & Thabiso

I Joined KFC Taste Kitchen Because...

Bontle: I wanted to use my creative senses to make tasty dishes that I feel KFC’s original recipe chicken would go well with.

Thabiso: I saw it as an opportunity to show off my self-taught culinary skills.

When Did You Discover Your Passion for Cooking?

Bontle: For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved cooking.

Thabiso: I discovered my love for cooking only in my second year of university. I wish I’d found it sooner.

What Is Your Favourite Food on the KFC Menu?

Bontle: The classic grilled Twister meal.

Thabiso: The Junior Burger, Zinger Wings and Twister.

Describe Your Perfect Kitchen/Cooking Space

Bontle: Big, clean, with marble tops and every cooking utensil I could possibly need.

Thabiso: One with a view overlooking the ocean.

Words to Live By:

Bontle: Together we can do so much better.

Thabiso: Live long and prosper.