Aki Hiltunen

Aki Hiltunen

We have a wide variety of different and extremely high-quality ingredients. Kuopio is such a treasure that provides a whole spectrum of food from...

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Ana Roš

Ana Roš

The best female chef in the world according to the World’s 50 Best Restaurants academy. Her cuisine is known for innovatively re-writing...

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Mira Šemić

Mira Šemić

“Water is necessary for life, and wine for joie de vivre.” She is a world-class Slovenian culinary and wine expert, a sommelier with a level 4...

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Luka Košir

Luka Košir

“I work in the food and hospitality industry because I do it with joy, with heart. There is no need to create fairy tales.” Luka Košir is among...

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Janez Bogataj

Janez Bogataj

“We eat to live, but not live to only eat.” A retired university professor, co-author of the Slovenian Gastronomy Strategy, the gastronomy...

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Mikael Forselius

Mikael Forselius

“In Trøndelag we enjoy the perfect conditions, at an unusually northerly latitude. Because of the currents we are able to grow things here that...

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Astrid Aasen

Astrid Aasen

“The way we work along the Golden Road has been an inspiration for similar initiatives both in our region and in Norway. The development of local...

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Henri Jauhiainen

Henri Jauhiainen

“Savo is a matter of taste. For me, gastronomy is about good times spent with people that are close to you. At the same time, it is about...

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Jarna Kaplas

Jarna Kaplas

“We have many unique flavours across Kuopio that are associated with certain locations or moments. Enjoying a bite of Hanna Partanen’s...

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