Lifetime achievement award winner 2013 is Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse has pushed the boundaries of excellence in cooking and the dining experience throughout his 30-year career in gastronomy. The Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Diners Club International®, part of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2013, acknowledges not only Ducasse’s reputation for innovative French cuisine but also his indisputable influence over today’s generation of chefs and restaurateurs around … Continue reading

Slow Fish 2011: The Protagonists and Their Stories

Slow Fish is back at the Genoa Fiera (Italy) from May 27 to 30, the fifth biannual international event dedicated to the world of fish and marine ecosystems. Debates, meetings, workshops and tastings will focus on issues linked to sustainable fishing and responsible seafood consumption.  Serving the Sea Fusion Without Confusion: The Art of Mehmet Gürs The top floor of … Continue reading

Interview: Corrado Fasolato, Met (Venice, Italy)

Corrado Fasolato was learning from the legends worldwide. This, his sensibility and strong creativity (he invented some new techniques which are patented) has raised him into  a legend also himself. Already young he gained two Michelin stars and is till this moment still the only chef in Venice to have two of them. He invites … Continue reading

Christmas Around the World

Christmas is near. Every nation celebrates it in a bit different way. Have a look: IN EUROPE In Austria In every Austrian Christmas market you will find traditional little cakes called “Kekse,” without which Christmas wouldn’t be complete on this side of the Alps. In Belgium In many regions of Belgium, it just wouldn’t be … Continue reading

The beauty and the fish

The restaurant Dam was born five years ago and spoils its guests in Nova Gorica (Slovenia). Uroš Fakuč, the chef and owner was dreaming his dream of his own restaurant already 12 years ago, but he decided to take time and to learn from the great. He was traveling around the world and gathering experiences. … Continue reading

Our Poll – Who is the most appreciated?

There are many excellent chefs worldwide, each of them is great in his own way. Vote for your favourite (if it’s too difficult to decide for just one – you can decide for up to 5 chefs)!