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Rudolf Štefan

An award-winning chef with a passion for creative cuisine

Pelegrini’s chef, Rudolf Štefan, is one of the country’s most skilled cooks. Thanks to his artistic vision and extraordinary cuisine, which creatively combines tradition and innovation, Rudolf was named “Chef of the Year 2018” by the Croatian gourmet guide Dobri Restorani. But that’s not all: that same year, Dobri Restorani named Pelegrini “Best Restaurant in Croatia” for the fourth year in a row. When visiting Pelegrini, chef Rudolf makes sure that an exciting gastronomic adventure awaits you, full of recognizable local flavours. Here, it’s all about excellent taste and outstanding service.

Every day comes with a new challenge: it teaches you how to become a better chef than you were yesterday.

Rudolf Štefan


Šibenik, Croatia
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Lunch or dinner at restaurant Pelegrini is a culinary experience like no other. Located in the heart of the historic city Šibenik, it’s considered one of the country’s most attractive gourmet hotspots. Here, owner and top chef Rudolf Štefan treats your taste buds to unparalleled contemporary cuisine with local flavours. Being one of Croatia’s best chefs, it’s no surprise that his cooking has been awarded multiple honours, including a Michelin star, 4 toques and 17/20 points from Gault Millau, and 94/100 points from Falstaff. Next to the chef’s coveted cooking skills, Pelegrini also has a beautiful terrace where you can wine and dine with a phenomenal vista of the Cathedral of St. James.

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