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The Team

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Who We Are

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Marike van Staden

Founder & Head Chef

Marike is originally from Johannesburg but made the move to the Mother City to start this new venture with Katie. Passionate about all things food and a sneaky cocktail, she aims to bring a new pairing to Cape Town.

Katie Shangase

Founder & Pastry Chef

Katie is originally from the Mother City and returned to start this new venture with Marike. Passionate about all things sweet and all things coffee, she brings a unique perspective to the world of pastry.

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Christo Kroon

Chef Student

Christo is in his final year of studies to get his chef qualifications, he is here to learn and lend a hand to the kitchen at Euphoria. Already skilled he hopes to build towards a career and run a kitchen one day!

Tina Sumbu


Tina is a young and vibrant person, enjoying music, singing and dancing. Never wanting to be still, she is working and looking to study further and build her future. Tina is here to create that euphoric feeling with her vibey personality!

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