WHERE IT STARTED
Founded in 2002, the successful Bossa group has a legacy of 23 successful years in the Steakhouse and bar industry. Pieter van der Westhuisen and his partners Braam Swart and Savva Savvas wanted to establish an authentic and elegant restaurant emphasising the rich heritage and tradition of the nostalgic but exclusive American steakhouse, hence the creation of Jackson & Black.
Jackson & Black is where perfectly aged prime steak meets classical handcrafted cocktails. This bastion of unabashed self-indulgence is therefore where the romantic couple or corporate crowd choose to frequent. The classic interior and aesthetics of Jackson Black are offset by contemporary crisp lines, bold colours and textures of leather, wood and steel thereby creating a perfect blend of the old and the new. The first Jackson Black was opened in the winelands of the Cape and the second in the suburban surrounds of Cape Town.
When you invest in a Jackson and Black restaurant, you are investing in tried and tested recipes, developing our high standards and gaining knowledge of the local market. Our 23-year journey is what helps us to equip investors and entrepreneurs with the know-how, tools and support they need to enjoy a profitable and meaningful franchise experience.
A corporate structure comprising of four directors, a Group Chef, Regional Operating Managers and a Marketing team encompassing Design, Marketing and Social Media expertise means our franchisees get excellent support. We are ideally suited as a stand-alone or mall destination restaurant and are a great fit for Hotel Partnerships. Our patrons are often young upcoming professionals, romantic couples or mid to higher income families.