Ulla Pakendorf is a familiar face on the Afrikaans TV Channel KykNet due to her 8-year stretch as chef and presenter on the morning show Ontbytsake. She has a degree in Communication and Theater from the Northwest University and an Honours in Philosophy from UNISA. She's a formally trained chef and had her own restaurant for three years, was part of a food programme on RSG (Afrikaans radio station) for ten years. She does corporate team-building sessions, gives cooking demonstrations for small groups of people and cooks and 'hosts' private dinner parties. Her commercial experience includes an SABC Editorial ad and she will soon be seen in die TV drama SCANDAL in a cameo role as Prof. Crowley.