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GREEK CHEFS ABROADCULINARY SERIES
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MEET THE CHEFS FROM 2021 TO TASTE WHAT IS NEXT FOR 2022

This first culinary series has proved to be a success, so volume 2 is on the way to bring much more exciting new culinary pop-ups.

We will be bringing together  the best-known overseas Greek chefs with our internationally-experienced Executive Chefs, to host very special dinners at restaurants across our resorts – adding even more sparkle to our culinary offerings throughout the season.

IRINI TZORTZOGLOU

Irini Tzortzoglou is a celebrity chef, author, business woman and motivational speaker. Both Irini’s talent and fire for cooking has led to a breadth of challenging work projects – from appearing and winning MasterChef 2019 and shooting Instagram Live videos with Michelin Star celebrities, to lecturing at universities and authoring her own cookbooks.

Irini won UK Masterchef in 2019 by wowing the judges with her signature red mullet with squid risotto, griddled rosemary lamb chops, and handcrafted hazelnut baklava and fig leaf ice cream. That year, the champion chef also held a culinary retreat at a 5-star hotel in Crete her home.

In 2021, Irini opened the Greek Chefs Abroad Pop Up events at MarBella Nido and MarBella Elix bringing her passion for cooking local sourced food to the guests dishes, an amazing experience on local flavours!

GIANNIS KIOROGLOU

Celebrated global chef, Yiannis Kioroglou, has worked in famous restaurants in Italy, Slovenia and Spain, and has staged multiple Michelin starred restaurants in Greece and across Europe. Since 2013 he holds the position of Head Chef at La Guérite Restaurant in Cannes alongside multiple Executive/Consultant Chef positions in renowned restaurants around the globe.

Kioroglou’s cooking style is inspired by traditional warm Greek hospitality (Philoxenia) coupled with the delicious ingredients found across the Mediterranean. This is what he calls “Meditegrecian cuisine” brought to Greek Chefs Abroad in MarBella Nido and MarBella Elix in September 21.

OUR CHEFS

Originally from Corfu, Kapsokavadis has worked in Austria, France and UK including stints at the Michelin Starred Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley and Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester before taking on the role of Executive Chef at the MarBella Collection.

Alamanos is Head Chef at MarBella Nido having also previously worked with Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley in London.

Both were involved in the Greek Chefs Abroad 2021 series with a special event in August for the delight of our guests.

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