Michelin star Guest chef

Unique culinary experience
at Kempinski Palace Portoroz
Michelin star Guest chef

Participate in the Guest Chef events, a series of culinary events organised by Kempinski Palace Portorož, where each summer, a number of internationally recognised chefs take over the kitchen of the Restaurant Sophia and blow everybody away with their specialities.

Savour the taste of the delicious dishes prepared by legendary chefs in the unique environment of our historic Restaurant Sophia. For the fifth year of the events, again four exceptional individuals with spectacular cooking skills and a unique cooking philosophy are coming to Kempinski Palace Portorož.

Each and every event will be unique and special in its own way and, most importantly, superb in culinary tastes. The hotel’s executive chef, German national Daniel Pause, will give control of the kitchen of restaurant Sophia to the Guest Chef for a night. The menu prepared will be unique and unforgettable. The cost of a culinary evening is EUR 89 (excluding beverages) for five courses of mouth-watering gastronomic delights.

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Matthias Schmidberger

Matthias Schmidberger

Immerse in the gastronomic journey of the young, enthusiastic and strongly passionate Chef Matthias Schmidberger, Executive Chef at the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains, St. Moritz, who is driven by the motto “Who stops getting better has stopped being good.

In collaboration with his team, he cooked up the first star of the highly esteemed Michelin Guide 2012.

Texture, consistency and flavour of first-class products are at the forefront of his skilled cooking techniques.

When asked for the reason behind his career choice, he answers:
"What is a better profession than one that appeals so intensely to all five senses and one that refines them daily with new experiences and tastes,"

Join us on the 27 May 2018 for an unforgettable evening with Chef Matthias! Take a look at the mouthwatering menu here.

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