Alan Pick


Alan Pick - The Butcher Shop & Grill

Alan Pick, founder and proprietor of the internationally renowned Butcher Shop & Grill – for eleven years The Butcher Shop & Grill, situated on Nelson Mandela Square in the heart of Sandton has thrilled diners from all over the world. Arguably, amongst the great meat venues, The Butcher Shop & Grill sets the standard in South Africa.

Alan has over many years developed an nurtured close friendships with many of the finest winemakers in South Africa some which go back to the early years where he managed the Spur Restaurant in Stellenbosch in 1972.

Apart from the incredible meat and fish available on the menu, The Butcher Shop boasts its own wine brand – Pick’s Pick and more recently a portfolio of limited edition wines. These bear testimony to those friendships, where the winemakers have bottled wine specially for The Butcher Shop & Grill of which many have been awarded four star status in the 2009 John Platter’s Wine Guide.

Alan has been a great supporter of the Cape Wine Makers Guild Auction. These rare and outstanding wines are also available from the wine cellar on the premises.

Alan is passionate about South Africa. He goes out of his way to present and showcase the best that South Africa has to offer. Whether it be the meat, the famous biltong or outstanding South African wine, they keep coming back for more.