Celebrity chef and TV host Lentswe Bhengu has died.
His family announced the news in a statement on his social media pages, his family also revealed that the celebrated chef suffered a short illness and died on Tuesday evening.
“It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the untimely passing of our beloved son and brother, Lentswe Bhengu-Mafoko, fondly known to the media and his culinary family as Chef Lentswe,” the statement reads.
“Lentswe had the misfortune of suffering a short illness and succumbed last night, 28th of February 2023, at Sandton Medi-Clinic.”
— Lentswe Bhengu (@iam_lentswe) March 1, 2023
The family has asked for prayers and privacy during their mourning period and said details of his memorial service and funeral will be announced in due course.