Black Apron specialises in the supply of trained professional service staff for the hospitality industry.


Lynne Mackenzie

"I would like to commend Town and Country on their implementation of our event for the UN yesterday. The speed in which you were able to implement this event was nothing short of fantastic and then to my surprise I got fantastic staff and a exceptional manger on site as well!

All your staff at the event was amazing. Nothing was too much trouble and my complements to the chef on an outstanding meal.

I am not know for giving praise easily as my standard is extremely high but praise is definitely due. And I look forward to many more events together.”


Lynne Mackenzie
Managing Director 


Black Apron specialises in the supply of trained professional service staff for the hospitality industry. We are based in Northcliff, Johannesburg.

Our clients count on us to deliver exceptional service. Black Apron have been serving SA events and functions for over 14 years in Corporate Boardrooms, Private Homes, Government House and at Sport Complexes. As a long standing service provider we are nothing but discrete and professional at all times.

We aim to provide the highest quality of service staff, which includes: waiters, bartenders, cleaners, hostesses, braai staff, and function managers. Our staff are trained professional staff members who meet all the expectations and needs of our clients. The success of the company is due to the careful selection of all our staff and the people and suppliers we partner with.

We believe that our staff are literally the face of our business and therefore represent Black Apron as a company. To our clients service staff are often the first point of contact at an event or function. First impressions are lasting and will contribute to the success of the occasion. In our industry we believe service is as important as the quality of the food and beverage.

We recruit well groomed, courteous and experienced staff, and can provide banqueting, silver service, cleaners, barmen and kitchen hands at a moment's notice.

Our management team consists of hospitality professionals, who know the industry and appreciate the problems of both clients and staff. We expect high standards of professionalism from every member of the team, ensuring that we can provide the best possible service to all of our clients.

Black Apron is passionate about placing the most suitable person for the job. We see this as the key to developing repeat business, long term relationships and satisfaction for all parties involved.

We aim to develop our staff through training to produce a multi-skilled workforce with a "can do" attitude. Our staff have gained extensive experience by serving at most if not all types of events.