Bryce Nicholson

My experience in the service industry started from the age of 16 where I obtained my first job in the restaurant industry. I have always been a passionate, independent and social individual, the service industry and management thereof, has always suited my personality and skill set. In my younger years, I thrived mostly in the restaurant industry and worked contract work for big event caterers and 5-star lodges in the Durban area. After school, I went to study thinking that, life outside of the hotel world would be the path I would take, how wrong I was. I studied both at Varsity College in Westville toward an LLb and at Howard College in a degree towards Geography and Environmental Management. Having decided that neither option was a fit for me I finally settled on Studying a Diploma in the Culinary Arts at 1000 Hills Chef School, a well-known chefs training school based in the Botha’s Hill Area along the comrades Route. It was here that I excelled. The hands-on working, interaction with members of the public and providing the absolute best in food quality for the patrons both inspired me and drove me to focus on the industry I love and thrive in. I eventually graduated 2nd in my class. After chef school I was directly employed at Nambiti Hills Private Game lodge, a game lodge in the Ladysmith Area of KZN South Africa. I entered in at the base level of CDP and through hard work, dedication, loyalty and determination found myself six years later having been the General Manager for 3 years. In July of 2017 I moved Her to Rhino ridge Safari lodge, being a bigger lodge with a much bigger staff base my skill have been put to the test over the last two year, I challenge which I both enjoy and find extremely rewarding. I take great delight in the community interaction and development thereof and really applaud Isibindi for this initiative