Merizle Mitrovich – Head of Faculty
After obtaining her qualifications in South Africa, Chef Mitrovitch attended Baking and Confectionery courses at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, New York. With vast industry experience and working as previous head of cooking and baking at the ICA, Chef Mitrovitch now oversees the school’s practical training operating standards.
Carol Weideman – Chef Lecturer and Purchasing Co–ordinator
Carol obtained an Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Culinary Arts and a Diploma in Pâtisserie. She began her career working at Café Chameleon and later Winelands Caterers where she excelled in specialised nutritional diets. In 2007 she joined the ICA as a chef lecturer. She often graces audiences with her appearances on National Television.
Adelie Ludik – Marketing Co–ordinator
Adelie is a proudly ICA graduate, receiving her 3 Year ICA higher Diploma in Culinary Arts, Professional Cheffing & Pâtissere specializing in Product Development and worked at Lombardi Foods before joining the ICA. Adelie has completed successful placements at some of South Africa's top establishments and are nowadays also affectionately referred to as the “voice of the ICA” due to her extremely popular weekly breakfast inserts on national radio station, RSG.
Selwyn October – Chef Lecturer
Chef October graduated in 1996 with a Diploma in Professional Cookery and has served in the hospitality industry, both locally and abroad, for the past twenty odd years. With a fine eye for detail and a personal motto that “cheffing is a life–style and not a job”, Chef October enjoys the challenges of working with students and young adults. His adamant manner for never compromising on standard echoes his strong work ethic and confident characteristics.