About Tommy Dickson

  • Professional Chef
  • MC
  • Weber South Africa Sales Rep

TOMMY DICKSON, also known as Vaatjie, has been part of the Weber South Africa team for more than 17 years as a valued contributor to sales, merchandising and events planning. He has inspired numerous people to spend more time around their Weber grills through his enthusiasm and love for braaiing, continuously exploring tasty new recipes to prepare on a Weber grill.

In addition, Tommy regularly present Weber training where he shares his extensive knowledge of Weber grills and accessories with people, teaching them the skills of successful grilling.

In 2012 Tommy was given an opportunity to cook once a month as a grill expert on Toks & Tjops, a popular South African sport talk show on Kyknet. After a couple of episodes, he was requested to join the show on a permanent basis. He grew from strength to strength and soon became very popular with viewers, establishing a loyal fan base throughout South Africa. Tommy recently exceeded the 200 episode mark thanks to his great supporters as well as Weber and Pick and Pay that made it possible.

Tommy completed his formal chef qualification as well as being first in his class and well as student of the year 2014 at HTA Culinary School to complement and enhance the grilling and cooking skills he accumulated through years of practical experience.