Staff Profiles

Dr. Pearl Lefadola

BEd. Home Economics 

MA Culinary Arts Management

PhD in Consumer Science (Food Management)


  • Culinary arts and food production
  • Family and consumer sciences extension

Food service management

Food waste in different settings

Recipe development and standardisation

Quality in food service operations

Lefadola, B.P. (2019). Diners’ Perceptions of Food Quality: TripAdvisor Analysis. Botswana Journal of Business, 12(1)

Lefadola, B. P., Viljoen, A. T., & Du Rand, G. E. (2018). A systems approach to food waste prevention in food service operations. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 7(4)

In pursuit of academic excellence