Michelin restaurant guide is coming to Slovenia

Michelin restaurant guide Slovenia
Michelin restaurant guide Slovenia

Michelin stars in Slovenia

Great news for Slovenia: we are getting the Michelin restaurant guide

Michelin gastronomic guide is coming to Slovenia, the first edition will be presented in March next year. This is a great opportunity for Slovenia to become a staple name on the gastronomic and culinary map. Furthermore, the timing is perfect as Slovenia will become the European Gastronomic Region of 2021.

The arrival of the renowned Michelin restaurant guide was presented at this years edition of Days of Slovenian Turism and is the result of important steps that Slovenian gastronomy has made in the field of development and increasing the recognition and reputation of Slovenia as a destination for top gastronomic experiences.

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Romain Perrier, Michelin Sales and Marketing Director: “Slovenia is an extremely exciting destination for gastronomic tourists and we are delighted to present Michelin’s selection of the best Slovenian restaurants and talents in March 2020 to the world public. The quality of Slovenian gastronomy for Michelin is no surprise, now it is just time to introduce it to our readers. At the intersection of the worlds, Slovenia is a unique destination with exceptional natural assets and a strong sustainable commitment that enables the production of ingredients of the highest quality. Talented Slovenian chefs transform these into unique culinary creations that, through Michelin’s eyes, position Slovenia as a ‘must go’ destination.”

Romain Perrier, Michelin Sales and Marketing Director and maja pak sto slovenia


Perrier also added that the culinary Michelin critics have been travelling to  Slovenia for the last 12 months and tasting food. He did not want to give out more about how large the team of critics was or how many restaurants they would rate. However, he emphasized that Slovenia’s culinary potential has increased tremendously to this date and how much the Michelin guideis of great importance for tourism of the rated country.

Around 84 % of traveleres trust the recommendations of the Michelin Guide, therefore, Perrier sees this arrival of Michelin guide as a huge positive impact on the country’s culinary scene and its development as well.

The arrival of the Michelin gastronomic guide represents a great opportunity for Slovenia to increase its profile as a top gastronomic destination and to raise the quality of Slovenian gastronomy, and for the most excellent Slovenian restaurants a unique opportunity to gain the Michelin star they been dreaming about.

The printed version of the red guide will be published next year, which further emphasizes the importance of gastronomy as a key development and promotion theme of Slovenian tourism in 2020 and 2021.

Source: STO, 2019
Foto: Nino Verdnik, Blenda

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