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.

Levy Lionel

Chef Lionel Levy, France

Alcyone Restaurant, InterContinental Hotel Marseille 3 toques G&M (16.5/20), Michelin * The chef of the well-known Alcyone restaurant in the InterContinental Hotel in Marseille is one of the most ardent advocates of the Mediterranean cuisine. He learned from internationally recognized chefs such as Eric Fréchon and Alain Ducasse, and in 2005 his work was rewarded → Read more

Coline Faulquier

Chef Coline Faulquier

At just 32, Coline Faulquier earned her first Michelin star for her restaurant Signature in Marseille. After graduating from the prestigious Ferrandi High School in Paris, majoring in French cuisine, the talented young chef became famous a few years ago as the finalist on the TV show TOP Chef. That was the beginning of her → 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

Chef Giulio Terrinoni

Chef Giulio Terrinoni was born in Fiuggi, Italy in 1975. He attended the Hotel Management School and began his career in many hotels nearby Fiuggi. His first important experience was in the Grand Hotel Palazzo della Fonte in Fiuggi. He moved to Rome and worked at the Sheraton Hotel. He came back to Fiuggi where → Read more


He was born in 1981 in Algeria. In 2005, he received a diploma of higher education in the hospitality industry at the National Institute of Hotel Management and Tourism in Tizi Ouzou in Algeria. He was an apprentice chef in the El Aurassi Hotel. In 2011, he received a diploma for the chef of Italian → Read more

Chef Farid Rabhi

He was born in 1975 in Algeria. He started his career in London, cooking in numerous restaurants: in the restaurant Babylon awarded with 3 AA Rosettes; in the French cuisine restaurant Wallace Collection crowned with a Michelin star; in the British cuisine restaurant Inn the Park. He worked as Sous chef and as Executive chef → Read more

Chef Frank Renimel

Frank Renimel was born in 1976 in the vicinity of Toulouse, and discovered his true passion for cooking by working with three first-class chefs: Michel Guérard, Jean Coussau and Hans Willer. His culinary education started in Toulouse and he graduated from the School of Hotel Management in Montpellier. His education continued with the Pourcel brothers, → 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 Hrvoje Zirojević

Chef Hrvoje Zirojević was born in Split, where he fell in love with cooking from an early age, watching his mother and grandmother. Today, he is one of the best Croatian chefs, and is currently chef and manager of the restaurant Laganini on the island Palmižana. Besides delighting numerous guests with his culinary masterpieces, he → Read more

Chef Vjeko Bašić

First Croatian chef who has won the prestigious Gault&Millau Croatia 2018 Chef of the Year Award, owner and chef of the Boba Tavern, Vjeko Bašić, has transformed the family-run tavern into a top gastronomic destination, while at the same time maintaining the tradition of the cuisine of the island of Murter and Kornati archipelago. In → Read more