- CHEF - CEO -

Conrad Gallagher our CEO and chef leads the team at The Chefs Playground, Conrad hosts many of the pop up dinners as well as teaches some of the gourmet classes, most importantly Conrad carefully chooses all the chef instructors before coaching them tirelessly on presenting classes The Chefs Playground way, for the chef series we ensure the 3 hour classes are high pace, fast moving and all that attend get the full impact of the training, our weekend classes happen over a full day that involves high intensity with lots of moving parts, in most cases 2 chef instructors are involved, with a huge passion for teaching and sharing knowledge Conrad shares his Michelin star background in the kitchen creating world class dishes and sharing his knowledge with all who attend, many of the chef toys and tools from our showroom are used during the classes and available to purchase for you home, our cookbooks are from many of our favorite chefs and cooks from around the world, our clothing line ensures maximum style and comfort while cooking up a storm.


Candice Gallagher is our Marketing manager and Social Media guru and is a native of South Africa. Candice has been in the fashion industry as an international model for 20 years before studying marketing & social media. Candice enjoyed a successful career in corporate PR & marketing at leading hotel and restaurant groups around the globe, with stints in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York and Dublin. Candice manages the social media accounts for many of our clients from our Johannesburg & Dubai offices and offers a full Turnkey Solution to all marketing content needs – her skills are extended to the Gallagher umbrella companies.