The prestigious culinary guide Gault & Millau has named Tomaz Kavcic‘s Zemono restaurant as the highest-ranking restaurant in Slovenia for 2020. The cream of the Slovenian culinary scene according to Gault & Millau was announced as part of the Days of Slovenian Tourism, the main tourism industry event in the country.
A total of six Slovenian restaurants have been assigned four precious Gault & Millau toques – the guide’s system of evaluating restaurants using a scale of one to four chef hats. Moreover, almost 30 have received three toques.
Chef Ana Roš of another top restaurant Hiša Franko has been awarded Chef of the Year 2020. Uroš Štefelin was named the best chef of traditional cuisine, while Jure Tomič was selected as the chef of tomorrow.
Gault & Millau food critics graded more than 180 Slovenian restaurants this year, taking into account the whole gamut of customer experience. This year’s guide for Slovenia features more than 150 restaurants, almost 60 wine growers and 12 craft breweries, introducing farm-to-table restaurants and presenting typical Slovenian animal foods as well as unique experiences. The guide will be presented in a week at the November Gourmet Finale event where a special guide dedicated to Ljubljana will be released as well.