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Sharon Glass was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1977, her family immigrated to California, where she attended UCLA and studied French. During this time she began working for Danny Kaye, the actor, who was not only an avid cook, but a renowned chef. He was able to share many interesting tips and recipes with Sharon and influenced her style of cooking.
She met her South African husband, Anthony, in Los Angeles in 1983.They returned to South Africa in 1984, where she began a small catering business and a cookery school. She is a busy mother of 3 and the inspirational force behind her flourishing cookery school in Johannesburg, where her classes are packed to capacity and she both captivates and motivates her students.
Sharon is an innovative and exciting self-taught chef who blends many different cuisines in her dishes to produce harmonious, beautifully prepared meals. Moving with the times and following local and international trends, Sharon's motto is "fresh, fresh, fresh". Her food focuses on today and tomorrow's eating habits and translates into the home where everyday cooks can be inspired.
Her food has universal appeal because the ingredients are so easily obtainable in most local supermarkets. Requiring no extra effort, the recipes are always successful and taste delicious. Sharon also believes that because she had no formal training, her style of cooking suits everyday lifestyles.