About me...

My expertise is hard-won from every corner of the hospitality world. I’ve worked with top restaurants, events, festivals, guest houses and – in particular - 16 years as General Manager of one of South Africa’s most acclaimed Hotel/Restaurants - Le Quartier Francais.

+27 (0)84 608 8815
lindacoltart@gmail.com

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Who I've done it for

Le Quartier Francais

Relais & Chateaux 
Virtuoso
San Pelligrino Worlds 50 Best restaurants

Clouds Estate

Luxury accommodation
Hotel Procurement, Recruitment, Training and Opening

Boschendal Wine Farm

Luxury Accommodation
Stylish simplicity, authentic, rural yet contemporary in character
Hotel Room set up, Housekeeping Training, Proceudure Implementation 

The Franschhoek Cellar

"Loved at home. Acclaimed abroad"
Restaurant Procurement, Recruitment, Training and Opening

River Bend Lodge

Addo Elephant National Park

The Luxury of Choice
Management relief, Housekeeping Training, Procedure and System Impementation

In Harmonie, La Motte

A culture of excellence
Housekeeping Training, Systems Implementation

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Franschhoek Wine Valley Ambassador

Délice Network of Good Food Cities of the World

The Ivy Apartments

Luxury self catering apartments

The Robertson Small Hotel

Luxury accommodation and fine cuisine
Assessment, Actioned and Implemented soft changes, Housekeeping Training, Systems implementation

The Social Kitchen & Bar - Exclusive Books

Hyde Park - Amazing views, incredible food and beautiful decor
Restaurant Procurement, Recruitment, Training and Opening

ROSTO - Cibo di Strada 

Johannesburg, Italian Street Food, no pizza and pasta, all tasty and original.

Recruitment, Staff Training, Advising and Opening.

Barossa Wine Valley - Adelaide, Australia - Student training:

Finesse and customer interaction in top dollar establishments

The small things that make the big difference

Confidence building

Round table consultations and interaction with staff of THE LOUISE AND APPELLATION.

Big Dog Cafe

Franschhoek - café experience, with the focus being on excellent coffee and interesting menu options all set in a laid-back café environment. staff recruitment, service and product knowledge, upselling.Opened the cafe and got them up and running.

La Motte and Leopard's Leap

Franschhoek - Two iconic establishments, La Motte fine dining and wine, Leopard Leap, casual dining and wine. The small things that make the big difference. Finesse and customer interaction The Culture of Hospitality - values, attitude, respect and self respect

Onguma Game Reserve 

Etosha - Namibia.   5 lodges, two campsites and 34 000 hectares of private wilderness to explore.
Consulted with owners and management on uplifting and the offering at their 5 star property "The Fort".  Taking it to the next level from accommodation to amenities, food, crockery and decor.  Enhancing the outdoor experience. 

Santé Wellness Retreat & Spa

Cape Winelands - A luxurious Destination Wellness Retreat including a world class Day Spa, Health Optimizing Clinic and Conference Centre

Set up housekeeping, reception and F&B departments.  Implimented stantard operating procedures.  Staff recruitment.  facilitated soft opening and launch of the hotel and restaurant.  Facilitated agent, blogger and media site inspections.

Glenwood Wine Farm

Franschhoek - A family owned boutique winery where “simple, natural, quality” pervades everything they do be that farming, winemaking, caring for the environment or developing their people.

Menu concept, plating, food & wine pairings, staff training.

Hazendal

Stellenbosch - A heritage destination with a premium contemporary twist that focuses on culinary, cultural, educational and outdoor experiences.
Staff training on the finer details of service.  Operational assessments and feedback with the implementation of certain systems, procedures and operational planning.
 

Franschhoek Hospitality Academy and Learning Centre

Hospitality training, Skills & Leadership Development to disadvantaged Youth, who have no access or financial means to further their education after high school.

Housekeeping training, theory and practical
The Culture of Hospitality - values, attitude, respect and self respect
 

Rupert & Rothschild

An International collaboration and prestigious partnership of excellence and unique experiences with world-class wines.
Operational assistance. Operational and staff assessments with feedback and the implementation of effective policies and procedures.