Best Chef in Ljubljana

04 Dec 2023

Best Chef in Ljubljana

Behind every great restaurant kitchen door, a team of dedicated staff work their magic under the watchful eye of a creative and passionate chef to bring you the very best dishes that represent their surroundings. Here's our ten finalists for this year's Best Chef in Ljubljana category. Who would you like to see crowned the 2024 winner?

Igor Jagodic - Strelec

With a dedication to Slovenian culinary heritage, Igor Jagodic crafts dishes that are both innovative and rooted in tradition. Igor's culinary artistry and commitment to excellence create an extraordinary dining experience, where each bite is a celebration of Slovenian flavours. Read more...
Igor Jagodic - Strelec photo: Peter Irman

Jorg Zupan

Jorg Zupan has a passion for playful and inventive dishes, he transforms each plate into a taste adventure. Jorg's creative flair and dedication to culinary excellence shine, offering diners a unique and delightful experience at Aftr. Read more...
Jorg Zupan - Aftr

Mojmir Šiftar - Pen Klub

Mojmir Šiftar was named Young Talent in 2019 by Gault & Millau Slovenia. Since training under Chef Janez Bratovž he has become the culinary virtuoso at Pen Klub, where he crafts a symphony of flavours. With a passion for inventive dishes and a commitment to culinary excellence, he leads diners on a gastronomic journey where every bite is a testament to his creativity and dedication to culinary artistry. Read more...
Mojmir Šiftar - Pen Klub photo Peter Irman

Tomaž & Janez Bratovž - JB

Chefs Tomaž and Janez Bratovž are culinary visionaries that share a passion for contemporary Slovenian cuisine, they infuse every dish with creativity and excellence. Their innovative approach and dedication to quality make dining at JB an extraordinary experience, where each bite tells a story of culinary mastery. Read more...
Tomaž & Janez Bratovž - JB

Luka Košir - Gostišče Grič

With a focus on contemporary cuisine, Luka Košir transforms each dish into a masterpiece. Luka's dedication to fresh, seasonal ingredients and innovative techniques creates an extraordinary dining experience at Gostišče Grič, where every plate is a celebration of culinary artistry. Read more...
Luka Košir - Gostišče Grič

Jakob Pintar - TaBar

TaBar’s Chef Jakob Pintar’s focus is on inventive tapas and contemporary flavours, which elevates each dish into a work of art. Jakob's dedication to culinary excellence and creative combinations ensures a delightful and memorable dining experience at TaBar. Read more...
Jakob Pintar - TaBar

Luka Jezeršek - Gostilna na Gradu

Born into a catering family Luka Jezeršek was destined to lead a kitchen. With a dedication to excellence, he elevates traditional Slovenian cuisine into a gastronomic symphony. Luka's artistry shines, creating an unforgettable dining experience where each dish reflects his passion for culinary innovation and Slovenian culinary heritage. Read more...
Luka Jezeršek - Gostilna na Gradu photo: Primoz Bregar

Ivo Tomšič - Kulinarični študio 2.0

Chef Ivo Tomšič, the visionary behind Kulinarični študio 2.0, is a culinary virtuoso. With his restaurant in Koper on the Slovenian coast, he effortlessly blends innovation and tradition, crafting dishes that tell a story of passion and coastal flavours in every delectable bite. Read more...
Ivo Tomšič - Kulinarični študio 2.0

Črt Butul - Pri Meni

Črt Butul is the culinary craftsman that leads the Pri Meni kitchen. With a focus on local and seasonal ingredients, he creates dishes that showcase Slovenian flavours in innovative ways. Črt's commitment to culinary excellence and his creative touch make dining at Pri meni a delightful and memorable experience. Read more...
Črt Butul - Pri Meni

Gregor Jelnikar - Georgie Bistro

Gregor Jelnikar orchestrates a symphony of flavours when creating dishes in his  kitchen at Georgie Bistro. With a passion for Slovenian and Mediterranean influences, he transforms each one into a masterpiece. Gregor's culinary artistry, combined with his dedication to excellence, creates a dining experience not to be forgotten. Read more...
Gregor Jelnikar - Georgie Bistro

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