La Vista first opened its doors in 2017 with the goal of offering customers the best possible food, views and service. La Vista is the dream of Kelly Lewis, a renowned chef who has worked in top restaurants in New York, Cape Town and Johannesburg. The fusion of Kelly’s work and travel experience is visible in La Vista’s modern chic décor and the menu that caters for every taste.
Starting her career in Cape Town in 1993 at one of South Africa’s top hotels, Kelly quickly became known for her interesting combinations and fantastic food-styling skills. She moved to Johannesburg in 2005 to join the Luxury Group and oversee the menus and kitchen management of all their seven five star restaurants located all over South Africa. In 2009, she was headhunted by world famous chef Ronaldo Bamsy to run the kitchen of his new restaurant in New York. In 2016, she moved back to Cape Town to follow her dream and open her own restaurant.