Chef Michael Gollenz, Croatia
Restaurant Alfred Keller, Island of Mali Lošinj
Michelin*, 3 toque G&M (16.5/20), Trofej veliki chef sutrašnjice Gault&Millau Croatia
Austrian-born chef who oversees Alfred Keller, signature restaurant of Boutique Hotel Alhambra is undisputedly a force to be reckoned with. A stellar young talent who has worked alongside Michelin-starred culinary masters such as Christian Scharrer and Stefan Heilemann, at renowned restaurants including Ecco, Widder Restaurant in Zurich and Restaurant Aphrodite at Hotel Giardino, Ascona.
Michael was hand-picked by Christian Kuchler who collaborates with CEO Peter Schoch of Jadranka turizam, operator of Hotel Alhambra to take Alfred Keller to new heights with a fresh dining concept. The restaurant has won raving reviews and extremely high ratings for the remarkable culinary skills and impressive gastronomic offerings Michael has managed to showcase in just a few months after taking over the helms of the coveted restaurant.
So far, jewels in the crown are the Michelin* and Gault&Millau Croatia Trophy Great Chef of Tomorrow 2022 for the chef Gollenz.