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Chef Thomas Matizha

Having over 10 years’ experience working in the culinary industry in Zimbabwe’s renowned tourist destination of Victoria Falls, which is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Zimbabwean born chef Thomas Matizha has carved a name for himself in the African cuisine industry.

He started his journey into African cuisine as an apprentice at the famous Boma Restaurant in Victoria Falls, which is well known for its unique culinary experience that offer tourists a real taste of Africa, specialising in game meat and traditional African delicacies. From Boma Restaurant, Chef Thomas joined Ilala Hotel Restaurant as the Head Chef before moving to the UAE. He joined KIZA Restaurant as Head Chef in 2017. Bringing with him a passion for African cuisine, he has been able to fuel the KIZA dream of bringing the finest of African cuisine to the people of the UAE. His love for African cuisine has seen him become one of the most celebrated chef’s out of Africa and his originality defines the flavours that you now find at KIZA Restaurant.

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