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Sara Kavčič

Sara Kavčič represents the fifth generation working at the renowned Gostilna Pri Lojzetu, situated within the historic Zemono mansion dating back to the 17th century. Her father, Chef Tomaž Kavčič, stands as a pioneer of slow-food cuisine in Slovenia, infusing his culinary creations with simplicity, reverence for tradition, and the finest seasonal ingredients sourced from the region. The reputation of Gostilna pri Lojzetu for exceptional hospitality owes much to Sara, who skillfully manages the establishment's outdoor operations and has discovered her true passion in serving guests. With a warm smile, she extends a gracious welcome to patrons and takes immense pride in presenting her father's delectable dishes, showcasing the seamless collaboration between herself and her father Tomaž. This harmonious blend of extraordinary gastronomy, refined ambiance, genuine care for guests, and the family's unwavering commitment to the hospitality industry have propelled the Vipava Valley into a highly esteemed and recognizable culinary destination within Slovenia.

Pri Lojzetu

Vipava, Slovenia
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The Pri Lojzetu restaurant is housed in an exquisite 17th-century Palladian building on the hill above the village of Zemono in Vipava valley and offers an excellent combination of exclusive contemporary Slovene cuisine and genuine rural hospitality. Chef's cooking styles range from simple to traditional, but all his dishes look like true works of art. There are à la carte, set meal and different testing menu options, with many innovative approaches to traditional dishes. A popular venue for weddings, the manor Zemono also hosts other private events. Pri Lojzetu's extensive wine list boasts over 700 different wines, which have been carefully collected from both Slovene and foreign wineries.

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