03. May 2018

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 the kitchen of the tavern, named after the Bašić family nickname “Boba”, Vjeko combines fresh, local ingredients and seafood with modern culinary techniques and refined presentation of dishes. He has demonstrated the ability to introduce new, contemporary approaches to food preparation and presentation while maintaining a great respect for tradition. The emotions he puts into his dishes are recognized and enjoyed in every bite his guests take.

The return to the roots, seeking inspiration in traditional Murter and Kornati recipes, using top quality local seasonal ingredients combined with an innovative culinary approach, are the fundamental values of chef Vjeko Bašić.