Peter Goffe-Wood is a South African chef and television personality best known as a judge on the M-Net reality competition cooking series MasterChef South Africa.
Pete is the owner of Wild Woods Restaurant and Contributing Editor for Men's Health Magazine. He played a key role in the renewal of Blues Restaurant and is the author of its book Blues – Essence of Cape Town.
Pete's culinary projects include the Cape Town Chilli Fiesta, Nederburg Fashion Week, Marimba Restaurant, Winchester Mansions in Sea Point, Sérénité Wellness Constantia, the Nose Wine Bar in De Waterkant, Fancourt in George, Killimanjaro in Johannesburg and the Oasis Restaurant Group in the Sultanate of Oman.
Between makeovers of great eateries and creating daring new menus, Pete actively works to build respect for his profession as chairperson of the Western Cape Chapter of the South African Chefs Association and lecturing in Operational Management at the Institute of Culinary Arts in Stellenbosch.
Whether Pete wears his chef's jacket, shares in the conviviality and pleasures of food and wine as a dedicated Slow Food supporter, or writes on the topic as food editor for GQ and monthly columnist for Hospitality magazine, his energetic creative approach and insight into industry issues earned him the respect of his peers.