Forbes visited Tomaž Kavčič at Gostilna pri Lojzetu – Dvorec Zemono

Chef Tomaz Kavcic Gostilna pri Lojzetu

Listed by the BBC as one of the 100 most influential women in the UK, Lady Barbara Judge visited Slovenia for the second time.

This time Lady Barbara Judge visited one of the best Slovenian chefs, Tomaž Kavčič at Gostilna pri Lojzetu – Dvorec Zemono, where she tried is amazing signature dishes.

She wrote about her experience at Gostila pri Lojzetu – Dvorec Zemono in her article for the famous Forbes magazine.

Lady Barbara Judge wrote about Tomaž Kavčič: ” The chef, Tomaž Kavčič, is a fourth-generation family chef, and charmingly explains that he takes his inspiration from his mother, who was running the restaurant before him. He has often said that he was glad to learn his cooking skills from his family and his travels, rather than from a famous-named chef, as then he was able to develop his own style, inspired by his family and his beautiful country.

She also wrote about Gostilna pri Lojzetu – Dvorec Zemono: “The restaurant itself is hidden behind the traditional façade of a 17th Century manor house, which is about an hour outside of Ljubljana. Inside the restaurant, Tomaž Kavčič has decorated it with beautiful scarlet drapes and original frescos rising above gilded footstalls. We were greeted by extremely friendly staff and were fortunate enough to have the menu explained to us by the chef’s daughter, Sara.  She works in the restaurant and aspires to join her father in the years to come. Her lovely smile and articulate description of the dishes made us feel most welcome, so that our dinner began with the feeling that we were being entertained in somebody’s home.

Read the full article here.

Source: Forbes