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Danijel Đekić

Together with his skilled kitchen team, top chef Danijel Đekić cooks up the most visually attractive dishes. But it’s not only about the looks: his innovative terroir-based cuisine is also characterized by its rich, well-balanced flavours and exciting textures. It’s not easy to establish a name for yourself as a chef in a country that has just stepped foot in the world of haute cuisine. But chef Danijel shows that it’s definitely possible. The Croatian chef effortlessly showcases his extremely creative and contemporary cooking, and follows this up with an unparallelled presentation. You can witness it for yourself at restaurant Monte.


Rovinj, Croatia
MdH Membre d'Honneur

Nestled in the narrow streets of the old town of Rovinj, Croatia, you'll find a famous gourmet gem: restaurant Monte. Run by chef Danijel Dekic and his wife, sommelier Tjitske Dekic-Brusse, this fine-dining spot has earned itself quite some awards and honours. Monte holds a prestigious Michelin star and is yearly considered as one of Croatia’s best restaurants by Gault Millau. Its signature cuisine has received 17,5 out of 20 points and 4 hoods from Gault Millau. And in 2020, this restaurant guide even named chef Danijel “Chef of the Year”. Next to its critically-acclaimed gastronomy, this luxurious trendy-chic restaurant offers an impressive wine list. This combination makes for a truly unforgettable culinary experience at a unique location.

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