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During November, we pay tribute to the Cavalli men, honouring their unique superpowers while recognising their strength, compassion, and unwavering support. Explore the individuals and uncover their hidden super abilities!
Meet the Men
SHAUN FURMAN | RESTAURANT MANAGER
The Serene Orchestrator: As a restaurant manager, Shaun effortlessly handles various challenges with grace and composure. His ability to think on his feet and make sound decisions under pressure truly sets him apart.
Super power: Unflappable and super-capable. This is the guy you want on your side in a crisis.
JUSTIN MUNJANJA | SOMMELIER & MIXOLOGIST
The Cocktail Connoisseur: Justin’s superpower lies in his uncanny ability to interpret and anticipate the desires of our customers when it comes to cocktails and wines, with his vast knowledge and creativity, he always goes above and beyond to deliver unique experiences.
Super Power: Mind reader i.e. mind ninja, the stealthy thought snatcher.
LUCAS CARSTENS | EXECUTIVE CHEF
The Culinary Visionary: Lucas’s talent as an executive chef goes beyond creating delicious dishes. His visionary skills allow him to transform humble ingredients into beautiful, creative, and harmonious masterpieces.
Super Power: Coolness, i.e. Max Chillax, Duke Coolington.
DIRK CONNOWAY | ESTATE MANAGER
The Problem-solving Guru: Dirk, the estate manager, is a master of finding effective solutions using critical thinking, logical reasoning, creativity, and decision-making skills. His attention to detail can be seen throughout the entire estate.
Super Power: Lie Detector, i.e. the fib finder, sniffing out suspicious stories.
ARNOLD VAN DER VYVER | GARDEN MANAGER
The Green Thumb: With his unique ability to understand plants and provide them with exactly what they need to thrive, Arnold ensures that every plant in the garden flourishes. His magic touch with gardening is truly remarkable.
Super Power: Joker, i.e. the chuckle commander, ruler of dad jokes and silly smiles.
CONWILL KAMPHER | FINANCE MANAGER
The Analytical Magician: As the finance manager, Conwill possesses excellent analytical thinking skills, enabling him to make informed decisions that keep the estate’s financial health in check. He has a knack for streamlining income and expenses.
Super Power: Excellent fisherman, i.e. the fin whisperer.
ERIC FRIESLAAR | ASSISTANT WINEMAKER
The Vineyard Whisperer: Eric’s profound understanding of vineyard management, viticulture practices, and wine production contributes to the exceptional quality of wines at Cavalli. His love for the outdoors and dedication to the vineyards are truly remarkable.
Super Power: King of sabrage, i.e. a technique for opening a champagne bottle with a saber.
DARRYL WILLIAMS | WAREHOUSE MANAGER
The Organizational Ninja: Darryl, the warehouse manager, excels in inventory management and optimization. His meticulous stock audits and efficient stock movement tracking ensure smooth operations and minimal disruptions.
Super Power: Fast as lightning, i.e. the roadrunner racer, meep-meeping his way to victory.
BRANDON RHODA | MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
The Maintenance Magician: Brandon, the maintenance supervisor, is a jack of all trades. From understanding how things work to fixing them at their optimal level, he possesses a wide range of skills. Whether it’s a mechanical issue or a simple bottle-opener, he’s got it covered.
Super Power: Skilled bottle-opener, i.e. the can captain, commanding the art of beer can opening with finesse.