Who we are

Silver Spoon Hospitality Academy is situated in the Old Power Station in Windhoek. It is privately owned by the well-known hotelier, Mr. Tom Mutavdzic, who has 42 years’ experience in the hospitality business. He started his career in South Africa and furthered his education in Switzerland for 7 years.

He was the managing director of the Canyon Hotel for 21 years and is a director of the Lüderitz Nest Hotel. 

He was a founder member of HAN (Hospitality Association of Namibia) and chairman for 3 years.

He was the president of the Namibian Chef Association for 4 years.  He accompanied the Namibian National Chefs team to Abu Dhabi.  He represented the NCA on various WACS (World Association of Chefs) meetings in Mauritius and Egypt.

The school is internationally accredited by City & Guild of London, as well as the NQA and NTA.

The school is also affiliated to Chef MLK School of cooking in South Africa.