Shane Sauvage started out in the restaurant business over twenty seven years ago from bus boy to head waiter, from prep chef to executive chef working in some of Gauteng`s top restaurants until opening La Pentola in 1995. With La Pentola as a platform Shane’s career soared to new heights and with the invention of Aztec Mushrooms Shane’s television career became a reality working on ETV in the mornings along side South Africa’s top comedians.
After being written about in every national and several international publications Shane decided to do some writing of his own and publish his first book “The Edge of Fusion”.
Just two years later Sauvage published his latest offering “Infusion “this book received the well sort after international Gourmand Award for best chefs book published in 2009.
Besides being involved in La Pentola Shane consults on restaurants and lodges through out South Africa and teaches his style of cuisine at numerous chef schools and universities around the country.