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Meet Leon Fleiser: a man on a (chef de) mission

By GARY LEMKE in Tokyo

Leon Fleiser knows more than most how one’s life can change in a second. Or even less. In his case it was a bullet in the back 30 years ago, shortly before his 21st birthday. “25th May 1991,” he says, the date indelibly etched on his mind. He had been in a nightclub in Hillbrow. Like any 'normal' 20-year-old, just caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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