Mary Rolph Lamontagne has been active in the food industry for the past 20 years. After graduating from Middlebury College in the US, with a BA in art History, Mary attended the Ritz Escoffier Culinary School in Paris. Married and starting a family, Mary moved back to her hometown of Montreal where she worked as an event planner, as well as a food journalist for a French Canadian magazine.
Since arriving in South Africa in 2005, Mary has worked as a food consultant for the Protea Hotel group, as well as for various upscale South African Bush camps.
In her free time Mary can be found making discoveries in the kitchen, tending to her worm farm or climbing Table Mountain.