Chefs and guests 2017

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 Ippei Uemura

Originally coming from Kyoto, he moved to France in 2003 and fell in love with French cuisine. In 2009 he opened his restaurant Tabi No Yume in Marseille. He is a member of Gourméditerranée, an Association of chefs and restaurateurs from Marseille and Provence, since 2013. In 2017, Gault&Millau France named him the Young talent → 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

Mira Šemić

Mira Šemić

Renowned sommelier Mira Šemić began to intensively study wines thirty years ago and has, in the course of her decades-long career, visited all the leading wine regions of the world. She opened a prestigious restaurant Monroe in the centre of Ljubljana, which represented a turning point in the development of catering industry in Slovenia. The → Read more

Kunty Moureau

Kunty Moureau

Belgian food Mood Belgian Food Mood is a new brand label created by Kunty Moureau (Art & Design Curator) in 2016, which promotes food designers or design’s project defending the preservation of human-nature ties, searching for no further waste, struggling to be sustainable, and keeping our traditions alive. Belgium are for centuries a land of → 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

Chef Olivier Grouard

Chef Olivier Grouard

Due to his exceptional culinary talent, Chef Olivier Grouard became the true ambassador of the French cuisine. In the past 20 years he has presented the gastronomy of his country in the French embassies around the world, in Italy, the Vatican, Switzerland, Austria..Since 2012 he is the Chef of the French Embassy in Ankara. To → Read more

Chef Jeremy Girvan

The Belgium Food Mood presents chef Jeremy Girvan. Chef Jeremy Girvan is the founder of GJCOOK: fine dining at home and culinary school. Jeremy’s kitchen is purified and refined, flavors harmoniously developed, and as major influences he states his life, meetings, travel and his environment architecture. His cuisine is a story ful of rich flavors. “My creations → Read more

Pastry chef Yoan Dessarzin

The head pastry chef at the InterContinental Marseille- Hotel Dieu. The young Swiss began his career in 2005, began his career as a commis patissier at the Auberge et Clos des Cimes in 2005 and has since worked with some of the greatest French chefs throughout France with five being Michelin star establishments. In 2008 → Read more