Chefs and guests 2020

Flora Mikula

Chef Flora Mikula

Flora Mikula is an owner and head chef of the restaurant Auberge Flora, in the eponymous hotel, near the Bastille in Paris. She grew up in Avignon, among the flavours and scents of Provence and Mediterranean dishes that are today the backbone of her cuisine. As a very young, she began to take an interest → Read more

Toni Miloš

Chef Toni Miloš

Toni Miloš is the chef of the restaurant in the heritage hotel Martinis Marchi, located in the bay of Maslenica on the island of Šolta. He has been working at the Martinis Marchi restaurant since 2008, and in 2011 he becomes the chef and amazes guests with traditional Dalmatian dishes, which he approaches in a → Read more

Keiko Nagae

Pastry chef Keiko Nagae

After graduating from law school in Tokyo, her love for pastry led Keiko Nagae to enroll at the Cordon Bleu School in Paris. Immediately after finishing the school, chef Nagae started working in the famous Parisian pastry shop Ladurée. She collaborated with Pierre Gagnaire in 2002 at the opening of the Sketch restaurant in London. → Read more

Monika Ninčević

Chef Monika Ninčević

Monika Ninčević is for sure one of the youngest Croatian chefs. She is only 20 and she is the chef de cuisine “No 20 Restaurant & Bar” in the ACI marina Piškera in the Kornati archipelago. The young woman, who attended the famous culinary school Le Cordon Bleu in London, found in Dalmatia the opportunity → Read more

Chef Dina Nikolaou

Chef Dina Nikolaou

Although she studied economics and marketing in Paris, her love of gastronomy led Greek Dina Nikolaou to the Cordon Bleu school in Paris. Shortly after graduation, chef Nikolaou and her sister Maria started Eva Evane – a Greek restaurant in Paris, which has 2 Gault & Millau toques. In Greece the chef became famous for → Read more

Ivan Pažanin

Chef Ivan Pažanin

Chef from Split, also known as a member of the jury in the gastro show “Tri, dva, jedan, kuhaj!” (“Three, two, one, cook!”), discovered his love of cooking in childhood by watching his grandmother and mother. He began his exciting gastronomic journey at the age of 18, when he went to work on an icebreaker → Read more

Marin Rendić

Chef Marin Rendić

The owner and chef of the restaurant Bistro Apetit by Marin Rendić in Zagreb has been present on the domestic gastronomic scene for 22 years. He went from being chef in numerous restaurants throughout the Adriatic and in the continental part of Croatia, running his own restaurant Pepenero in Novigrad to training in the famous → Read more

Chef María José San Román

Chef María José San Román

Although she graduated from the Faculty of Law and Language, the Spanish chef is today one of those responsible for positioning the city of Alicante and the province of Valencia on the map of Spanish haute cuisine. María José San Román owns 4 restaurants in Alicante. She received a Michelin star for Monastrell in 2003. → Read more

Sandra Tahirović

Chef Sandra Tahirović

Sandra Tahirović is a chef from Split. She and her husband Dana Tahirović are the owners and chefs of the Zora bila restaurant, crowned with 3 Gault & Millau toques. This private and business tandem proves that great success comes with a lot of effort. Zorabila is today one of the most respected restaurants in → Read more

Chef Georgiana Viou

Chef Georgiana Viou

The French chef from Benin has a university degree in language, and her culinary success began with winning the 3rd place in the “Le Taittinger des Cordons Bleus” competition in 2009. A year later, Georgiana Viou became a finalist in the culinary show Masterchef in France. This was followed by an internship at La Villa → Read more