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About Priva

Priva stands for everything that is style, elegance, casual sophistication, comfortable lounge atmosphere, with excellent service and superb dining.  

Arnoux, Marko and Angie  are working together in a wonderful partnership and creating a spectacular overall dining experience at Priva.


Marko Jovancic

Co-Owner, Full time Manager, Sommelier (WSET Level 3), previous Wine Director for the Saxon Hotel & Spa (Johannesburg). Wine Director at “Picholine”, 2 Michelin Star restaurant in New York.

 Five years of work and travel as a Waiter and Sommelier on board the Queen Elizabeth 2 and Queen Mary 2, (serving the Queens’ table on her final visit to the QE2).

Studied Economics & Hotel Management in Serbia


“Whether guests are visiting for a special event, a date night, a good meal and jazz, or an outing with friends, I believe that dining out must be an experience and guests must leave feeling entertained and spoilt”

Angie Jovancic

Co-owner, Day time Manager, Administration, Social media, Events and Functions, Sommelier (WSET Level 3). Previous Sommelier at the Saxon Hotel & Spa (Johannesburg), Sommelier at the Oyster Box Hotel ( Durban) and Sommelier at “Le Cirque” New York, working with Legendary Sirio Maccioni.

Four years of work and travel on board the Queen Elizabeth 2, Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth, as Waiter, Office Assistant and Sommelier.

BA degree from Rhodes University.

Runner up to the Vinimark/ Bollinger Top Sommelier in SA Competition 2014



“The restaurant world is a stage, and we are entertaining … guests love a show. Get to know your audience and what they love, and they will be back for more”



Marko and Angie met on Board the QE2, and in their 7 years of traveling and working together they found their passion in wine, food and excellent service. Their combined love for the food, wine and spirit world grew with each new country and their dream was to bring all their knowledge back to South Africa and create an experience for the South African diners

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