It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of Lentswe Bhengu, a popular television host and celebrity chef from South Africa. The news of his death came as a shock to his fans and followers who had grown to love his infectious personality and culinary skills.
According to a statement released by his family, Bhengu passed away on Tuesday night after a short illness. Although the family did not disclose the cause of his death, it is clear that his passing has left a void in the entertainment industry, particularly in the culinary world where he had made a significant impact.
Bhengu’s journey to becoming a chef is a testament to his determination and passion for cooking. He started his career in the finance sector but decided to trade in his suit for a chef’s hat after five years. His love for cooking saw him enrol at the prestigious Prue Leith Chef’s Academy in Pretoria, where he honed his skills and learnt about the art of cooking.
Bhengu’s talent and passion for cooking opened several doors for him, leading to him becoming a household name in South Africa’s entertainment industry. He was the host of several popular shows, including ‘Africa on a Plate,’ ‘The Great South African Bake Off,’ and ‘Flava Queens.’ He was also a judge on the ‘KFC Taste Kitchen,’ where he helped to discover and nurture the talents of aspiring chefs.
Bhengu’s contribution to the culinary world goes beyond his television appearances. He was passionate about using his skills to give back to his community, and he did so by partnering with several charities to provide meals to underprivileged children. He also worked with local farmers to promote sustainable agriculture and to ensure that his meals were made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
The news of Bhengu’s passing has been met with an outpouring of grief and condolences from fans, colleagues, and friends in the entertainment industry. Many have paid tribute to his talent, kindness, and generosity, and the impact that he had on the culinary world in South Africa.
Details of Bhengu’s memorial and funeral have not yet been released, but it is clear that his legacy will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him. He will be remembered as a passionate and talented chef, a beloved television host, and a kind and generous soul who used his skills to make a difference in the world.
Source : #SouthAfricaAsk