Chef Carlton began his culinary journey with an internship at the Protea Hotel group, after which he travelled to Dubai to work at the 5 star Atlantis at the Palm. From there Chef Carlton went onto the luxurious Ellerman House as sous chef and private chef for their villas. The highlight of his experience there was cooking for Golden Globe actress, Meryl Streep, during her 9 day stay. He then joined Arabella Hotel as a sous chef before being promoted to executive sous chef and now most recently Executive Chef.

Mentors: Chef Abbas Abrahams and Veronica Canha Hibbert
Cooking style: Fresh local produce and health benefit foods.
Most important value to have in a kitchen is to build a team that has the same vision as yourself as a mentor.


    Arabella Country Estate one of the top 10 residential estates in South Africa
    2nd December 2019
    Arabella Country Estate has yet again, for the fourth year, been named one of the top 10 residential estates in South Africa by the prestigious New World Wealth group.
    New Year's Eve Buffet Dinner at Arabella Hotel
    1st December 2019
    Celebrate the year that was and welcome the New Year with a delectable buffet dinner at Arabella Hotel for R950 per person.
    Visit the 4th Annual Penguin Palooza
    1st December 2019
    The 4th Annual Penguin Palooza presented by SANCCOB and CapeNature takes place on Saturday, 7 December at the Stony Point Nature Reserve in Betty’s Bay.