Andrey Kolodyazhniy – famous Russian botanist and chef in Modus restaurant

Hello, Andrey! Tell us, at what age have you decided to become a chef and what has influenced your choice? more ...

Matteo De Carli – Italian Chef & Owner of Casa De Carli, Prague

After various international Executive Chef positions, today Matteo De Carli runs his own restaurant – the Casa De Carli in Prague, Czech Republic. The opening of his own restaurant was the fulfillment of Matteo’s dream. Matteo De Carli believes in hard work, creativity and fresh quality ingredients. more ...

Alessandro Cozzolino – Chef de Cuisine at the Italian restaurant Grissini (Grand Hyatt Hong Kong)

Alessandro Cozzolino, from Campania in southwestern Italy, is Chef de Cuisine at the elegant and much-loved Italian restaurant Grissini at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. He has trained under some exceptional chefs, and now cooks traditional Italian dishes with a touch of something innovative in presentation and cooking technique. more ...

Arup Dasgupta – Private Chef & Chef consultant – breaking stereotypes

After many years working as Executive Chef in different places, Arup Dasgupta work as a private chef and chef consultant today. He has a great knowledge about European, Indian and French cuisine and loves experimenting. He has traveled the world for over 20 years and cooked in some of the best Western and Indian restaurants. more ...

Titti Qvarnström – Swedish Michelin Chef about the challenge and flexibility of “Here and Now” Cuisine

Titti Qvarnström works as Executive Chef at Bloom in the Park, Malmö. In 2015, Bloom in the Park was awarded a Michelin star. Titti was the first woman in Scandinavia to receive a Michelin star for her cooking skills. In this interview you will learn which vision and idea Titti has in cooking. more ...

Achim Schwekendiek – Kitchen Chef of gourmet-restaurants in Schlosshotel Münchhausen

Achim Schwekendiek – Kitchen Director, Michelin Star Chef, Cookbook Author. Since 2004, Achim has worked as the Schlosshotel Münchhausen Kitchen Director in Aerzen. In his kitchens you will find a wealth of regional, top-quality ingredients and you will find him and his team cooking what tastes great to them. more ...

Emiliana Athanassakos – Experienced Private Chef & Yacht Chef

Emiliana Athanassakos is an experienced Private Chef and especially Yacht Chef, with a university education in media lab arts from the University of Plymouth. Today Emiliana talks about the pros and cons of working as a Yacht Chef. more ...

Paul Ivić – Tian restaurants Vienna and Munich – vegetarian Michelin-star Chef with a message

Paul Ivić is the Culinary head of Tian Restaurants in Vienna and Munich. In 2014 he clinched his first Michelin Star in the Austrian Capital, and has held on to it next to three Toques in the Gault Millau. more ...

Native products of Guatemala that you should know about

One of the most obvious qualities of the new continent is, that due to its late involvement in global trade has made it possible for a cultural development at a different pace. This development implies the trade of ingredients, transmission of knowledge and domestication of crops. more ...

Christian Sala – Gastronomic Advisor

Christian Sala works as a gastronomic advisor. He works across five continents, developing concepts of restaurants, menus and training kitchen teams. Reading his words is like making a gastronomic journey through different cultures and culinary habits around the world. This has produced an interview that, without a doubt, is worth a read. more ...

Nicolas Reynard – Executive Chef at Sodexo, Singapore

Nicolas Reynard works as a French Chef in Singapore. He has over 18 years of international experience. Today Nicolas is Executive Chef at Sodexo, Singapore. He loves and  appreciates the benefits such as regulated working hours, less stress and still being able to cook very good food. more ...

The culinary roots of Sylvain Roucayrol | Head Chef at Henrietta Bistro, London

Sylvain Roucayrol is Head Chef at the 80-cover Henrietta Bistro at London’s boutique townhouse, the Henrietta Hotel. The hotel, located in Covent Garden, is by renowned hospitality team, the Experimental Group. more ...

Clement Pellerin – Working as a French Chef in Asia

Clement Pellerin is a French chef. His culinary journey began in France where he worked for two different 2-Michelin-starred restaurants and it took him to the other side of the world to Asia with a stopover in Ireland. more ...

Fermín I. García Huizi – Venezuelan professional self taught Chef

Fermín I. García Huizi is an internationally experienced Executive Chef with many work experiences around the world. His culinary path is an uncommon one: in August 2016 García was certified as chef – after 18 years of hard work and mostly being an autodidact. more ...

Tony Kelly – Australian Chef and Restaurateur & owner of Rice Boi and Saltwater

Tony Kelly has been Executive Chef, founder and owner of various gastronomic operation. Today he is the owner of Rice Boi and Saltwater and talks about the Australian food scene, his role of an entrepreneur and how hard work pays off. more ...

Freddy Money – Executive Chef and Culinary Innovator – importance of ingredients & his culinary future

Freddy Money is Executive Chef and Culinary Innovator for Australian Agricultural Company (AACo), producers of Westholme. He’s trained with the Alain Ducasse Group, El Bulli Catering and at the Paco Roncero “Taller” laboratory. more ...

Kazuo Takagi – Money and praise are just the end result. Do not make them the goal.

Kyo-ryori Takagi owner Kazuo Takagi has used his experience of studying abroad in England where he cultivated his talents in language to thrive; among other things, he has become the consultant chef for the Japanese restaurant at Taipei’s Shangri-La Hotel, and devised Intercontinental Hotel’s Japanese cuisine menu. more ...

Three days with Executive Chef Margit Mersinger | Weingut Mussler

Margit Mersinger 68 years-young. We were allowed to get a peek into her life and were amazed at how passionately the Executive Chef in Weingut Mussler cooked for her guests. Three days in the life of Margit Mersinger! more ...

Steve Walpole – Freelance Chef & Consultant – Culinary Solutions for the Food Industry

After he was Senior Lecturer in Culinary Arts at the Westminster Kingsway College, today Steve Walpole works as Chef Consultant and Head of Food at Ugo Foods Group. Steve’s culinary path brought him a lot of experience, which he likes to share. more ...

BioSing – boutique organic products that make your taste buds sing

The BioSing creations come from a centuries-old tradition of Ribnica, where men used to travel to far places to sell their wooden wares. Of course, they wanted to eat well, so they were taking the best with them they had: home sausages more ...

Shen Tan – Own Self Make Chef | what it takes to be a private chef

Shen Tan is a private chef in Singapore famous for what she terms “mod-sin” cuisine: modern Singaporean. She first made a name for herself as a street food hawker, then with her 30-seater restaurant the Wok and Barrel. She now hosts weekly, cheekily named dinners such as Go Pig or Go Home more ...

Virgilio Martinez – the richness in diversities and cultures of Peruvian food

Virgilio Martinez abandoned his home country, Peru, because he felt like he was caught in the country. After the long journey, he found the wide diversity of the motherland. more ...

Dondon Cadavida – Japanese Master Chef at The Lodhi, New Delhi

Dondon Cadavida has a long journey with a lot of hard work behind him. But he did it. From Kitchen Helper to Master Chef! When the student becomes the master. Now Dondon is working as a Japanese Master Chef at The Lodhi in New Delhi. more ...

Kevin Fehling – German 3-star Chef | The Table, Hamburg

For the last 12 years Kevin Fehling has been an integral part of the Michelin Guide, and for the last 5 years he has been working with 3-Michelin Stars to his name. This makes Kevin Fehling the youngest Chef to accumulate 3 Stars for a restaurant to date more ...

Vladimir Chistyakov – head chef of Buro TSUM restaurant

Vladimir, how have you made such a breathtaking career within 4 years? more ...

Tom Clarke – Head Chef at Michelin starred restaurant L’Ortolan in Reading, UK

Tom Clarke grew up in Essex and started developing a passion for cooking at an early age. He used to cook creations for his family, studied catering at the Colchester Institute, and now presents his cooking skills to guests of the Michelin-starred restaurant L’Ortolan. Read on to learn more about his culinary journey. more ...

Daniel Kent – Head Chef at Wiltons, an almost three centuries old classic London restaurant

Daniel Kent is Head Chef at classic London restaurant, Wiltons. He joined in 2011, having previously worked in some of London’s finest kitchens, including Le Café Anglais, Skylon and The Wolseley. more ...

Nadin Pospech – owner and Chef of Top Nosh Cooking School and Specialty Caterer

Nadin Pospech is the owner and Chef of Top Nosh Cooking School and Specialty Caterers in Cape Town. She was born in Germany and already has an international career as a chef behind her. more ...

Francisco Carrasco Cortés – Executive Head Chef at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts

After more than 19 years of experience of being a Chef and several international stations as Chef, Francisco Carrasco Cortés now works as Executive Head Chef for IHG in Brussels. Francisco has worked with some of the best and made some crazy experiences while working at Harrods, London. But read for yourself. more ...

Adam Gaunt-Evans – Welsh heart, Asian soul – Executive Chef at The Three Eagles

Adam Gaunt-Evans – his work as a Chef has already taken him to various places in the world. From London to Dubai, the Maldives, Sydney and Thailand or even Sri Lanka. Now he is back in his homeland – Wales, the place where it all started. more ...

John Braga of Murray’s Cheese Bar about his love for cheese

John Braga grew up in Brazil, where he learned to make cheese on his grandfather’s dairy farm. Today, he creates innovative boards and pairings as a cheesemonger at a New York City classic; Murray’s Cheese Bar. We sat down with him, tried a few of his signature pairings, and talked all things culture. more ...

Andrea Ferrero “From Italy to Japan” – Executive Chef of Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo

Andrea Ferrero holds the prestigious position of Executive Chef of Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo, in Japan. We chat to him about his culinary journey from Italy to Japan. more ...

Owner of Spice Sanctuary Trusha Patel about award-winning organic spices

Spice Sanctuary is founded by Trusha Patel, an investment banking lawyer. Trusha is known as Canada’s Spice Queen™. She travelled the world to find some of the best producer. Today, the award-winning range offers organic, high quality spices and spice blends. more ...

Raúl Resino: “My restaurant allowed me to forge and believe in my own identity.”

A Repsol-Sonne, a Michelin Star, Winner of The 2016 Chef of the Year competition: Raúl Resino definitely does not lack the awards to prove his value as a Chef. Born in Madrid and raised in Valencia, he has been running his own restaurant in Benicarló (Raúl Resino *) since 2014. His secret recipe for success? more ...

Daniel o’ Hanlon – Regional Corporate Executive Head Chef at Claddagh Irish Pubs

Daniel o’ Hanlon about being a chef, being a musician, and learning about the differences in Irish and American cuisine. more ...

Pierre Gilson – Production Manager, Princi Kitchen

Pierre Gilson talks about his beginnings in France, the different European and Chinese food cultures and his experiences with Chinese bakery products. more ...

Rafal Marosek – Executive Chef in Oslo, Norway

Rafal Marosek works at congresses, conferences, fairs and banquets – always big kitchens and a huge amount of food to prepare. Read more about how he still manage to create delicious creations. more ...

Frederick Forster – Head Chef of Plateau, Canary Wharf

Frederick Forster has been appointed Head Chef of Plateau in Canary Wharf. As a former National Chef of the Year and experience working with the likes of Raymond Blanc, Gordon Ramsay, Thomas Keller and Pierre Gagnaire, Frederick is thrilled to return to D&D London. more ...

Snail caviar comes in different flavours – Marly Kanacher, Barcelona Pearls

Marly Kanacher has an unusual business – snail caviar. Snail breeding is a a real challenge. Her business is named Barcelona Pearls – a perfect match for what Marly is producing. Read more about her passion about snails and how delicious dishes with snail caviar are created. more ...

Francesco Coratella – Italian Head Pastry Chef at Hakkasan Group, London

Francesco Coratella talks about the passion and fascination of being a pastry chef, about the importance of seasonal cooking and local products and London´s latest food trends. more ...

An insight into foreign pots and pans. A comparison of German and Japanese cuisines.

Sascha Barby, chef and product manager at Rational in Landsberg am Lech (Germany) and his Japanese colleague Okada Hirokazu, also a chef and National Corporate Chef at Rational in Tokyo, have known each other for years and regularly exchange experiences. more ...

Bart Wieczorkiewicz – Demi Chef de Partie | King’s College, Cambridge

Bart Wieczorkiewicz learned from the best like Hans Schweitzer or Clare Smyth. In this lovely Q&A Bart talks about his beginnings as a chef, his current position at King’s College, Cambridge, and what being a chef means to him. more ...

Ken Yu is Executive Chinese Chef at Kerry Hotel Hong Kong

Ken Yu is Executive Chinese Chef at Kerry Hotel Hong Kong. He has more than 30 years of experience in Cantonese cuisine, and has been at the hotel since 2016, where he oversees the hotel’s signature Chinese restaurant, Hung Tong, and the banquet operations of the hotel, which houses the biggest ballroom in Hong Kong. more ...

Yohan Da Costa, young French Executive chef in Japan, who started his chef career at age of 14 in Michelin star restaurant

Yohan Da Costa, young French Executive chef in Japan, who started his chef career at age of 14 in Michelin star restaurant. more ...

Marco Caverni, Italian Chef and restaurant owner of the “Al Choc Osteria Italian” in Seoul, Korea, about his experiences in Asia.

Marco Caverni, Italian Chef  and restaurant owner of the “Al Choc Osteria Italian” in Seoul, Korea, about his experiences in Asia. more ...

Daniel Salvador, Spanish Head Chef and private Chef in London for many years.

Daniel Salvador, Spanish Head Chef and private Chef in London for many years. Read his story here. more ...

Gregory Louraichi – French Chef and owner of Greg’s restaurant in Xiamen, China, about his work in China

Gregory Louraichi – French Chef and owner of Greg’s restaurant in Xiamen, China, about his work in China. more ...

Paolo Bodon – Chef di cucina presso, Relais & Chateaux, Villa Fiordaliso, Italy

Paolo Bodon – Chef di Cucina Presso, Relais & Chateaux, Villa Fiordaliso, Italy. An Italian love story about Vocational cooking. more ...

Apulian Chef Pasquale Martinelli, about his career in the U.S. and work as private chef in New York today

Apulian Chef Pasquale Martinelli, about his career in the U.S. and work as private chef in New York today. more ...