Chefs and guests 2018

Top chefs and guests from the world of gastronomy, tourism and culture will participate at the festival Taste the Mediterranean 2018.

Lionel Levy

Chef Lionel Levy

Rightfully seen as the leader of the new Mediterranean cuisine, Lionel Levy learned his trade from internationally acclaimed chefs such as Éric Fréchon and Alain Ducasse. Having moved to Marseille in 1999 the city has become his adopted home and it is here that he has gained mastery of the local cuisine-the result being a → Read more

Chef Ludovic Turac

The youngest French chef to earn a Michelin star. He gained his experience in the best restaurants all over France: Une Table au Sud in Marseille with chef Lionel Levy (1 Michelin star), hotel Le Bristol in Paris with chef Eric Frechon (3 Michelin stars), Guy Savoy in Paris, with chef Guy Savoy (3 Michelin → Read more

Chef Ippei Uemura

Originally coming from Kyoto, he moved to France in 2003 and fell in love with the French cuisine. In 2009 he opened his restaurant Tabi No Yume, where he shares Japanese technic of cutting the fish and combines it with French tradition. He is a member of Gourmediteranee since 2013. → Read more

Chef Vesna Miletić

My name is Vesna Miletić. I was born in 02.05.1958., and i graduated from University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science. However, my love of food and cooking changed my life path – I spent 15 years working in restaurant hospitality bussines. I’m the Chef in the restaurant Tač in Zagreb, which i run with my husband and → Read more

Chef Pero Savanović

Pero Savanovic is one of the five Master chefs in Croatia, run by the World Master Chefs Society, which was founded in 1947 by Jean Conil, the French chef at Buckingham Palace. Savanovic has over 20 years of experience working with high profile clients. He has also won gold medals at many national and international → Read more

Mira Šemić

Mira Šemić

In the neighboring Slovenia, Mira Šemić is a wine legend. She started to, as she says, “intensively” to deal with wines 25 years ago, when it was not yet one of the leading trends. She visited almost all wine regions of the world, and has especially good knowledge of the wines from Australia and New → Read more

Sonja Karoglan Todorović

Mrs. Sonja Karoglan Todorović is an experienced international consultant with project references on rural development, nature/environmental protection, sustainable agriculture and food policy. She is an agronomist and landscape architect and has provided services to the European Commission, World Bank, UN agencies (FAO and UNDP), as well as a number of European governments. She has been → Read more