Reggae DJ, Jamaican cuisine, games and more!
Departure date: 28 December
Bringing the tropical island life to us! Enjoy a live reggae DJ, Jamaican cuisine and specialty Jerk chicken pop up stall, tropical cocktails, face painting and a bit of limbo or hula hooping if you must. Compulsory tropical themed dress code. And, if your heart desires, we’ve got a tattoo artist keen to ink you up.
About your host
Jeremy Burns grew up in London, England to a Caribbean family from the small, volcanic Island of Montserrat. He has had a dynamic and diverse career. He began his career as a motor vehicle mechanic and this led him to obtaining his honors degree in Mechanical Engineering at Middlesex University, London.
As a keen music lover and avid viewer of television, Jeremy took advantage of an opportunity in 1996, to work for international music and TV broadcaster MTV Networks Europe, working in the music and video Library, keenly working his way through the ranks. This began a fruitful career in television which ultimately led him to managing content for MTV Base Africa channel, relocating him to Johannesburg in 2009.
2016 saw a change and the creation of The Jerk Company, creating authentic Caribbean cuisine based on his Caribbean roots and culture. Jeremy is the Managing Director, creating a fresh and flavoursome option to Jozi foodies at the Wynberg restaurant and attending festivals and events to share the flavours of the islands across the southern hemisphere.
Joburg is fluid, diverse, creative. 100% Local, 100% Authentic, 100% All of the time