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Host - Charles Fryer

Charles Fryer

The Charles was named after long serving Village n Life employee, Charles Fryer. Charles joined Village n Life in De Waterkant, 2003. He went on to work at Village n Life's Camps Bay Retreat boutique hotel in Camps Bay, for four years before moving back to the colourful De Waterkant Village. Charles excels in guest services, often to the point that he gets into trouble with management. He had many a reminder that there are, at times, limits to how far you should go to please your guests.

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+27 (0) 21 409 2500

Cafe Host - Justine Burger

Justine Burger

After finding herself in dire straits and having to get a job as a bartender (without any previous hospitality experience) Justine fell in love with the industry. Almost 7 years on, she has now moved over from spirits to coffee, late nights to early mornings! (Moved from managing one of the top coffee shops to run her own place...) You'll most likely find her tasting delicious goodies in the kitchen or enjoying lengthy conversations with the cafe guests.

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+27 (0) 82 455 3933

Host Manager - Pieter Ras

Pieter Ras

Pieter Ras was born in Pretoria, grew up in the Lowveld, and matriculated from Lydenburg High School. After matric he studied Public Relations at the Technikon Pretoria. Pieter started working in the hospitality industry in 1996. He relocated to Cape Town in 2013 after spending nearly all his working career in Gauteng and North West. Pieter joined Village n Life at the end of February 2016.

Pieter likes socializing with family and friends, cannot get enough of being outdoors, likes keeping healthy (eating and running) and when time allows it travelling.

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+27 (0)60 414 6030 
+27 (0)21 409 2500