HRVOJE KROFLIN, CHEF
After finishing the Catering and Tourism School in Zagreb, Hrvoje Kroflin begins working in Gallo restaurant in 2004. After leaving Gallo, he begins his long-term career in Mano restaurant. In the period from 2005 to 2015, he works as the executive chef and restaurant manager in Mano restaurant and takes over the newly-opened ManO2 restaurant in Radnička cesta. In 2015, he begins his internship in the Michelin two-star restaurant The Ledbury in London with famous Chef Brett Graham, which was followed by an internship in Kallmünz restaurant in Merano. He is experienced in handling large and demanding gastronomic events such as gala dinners at VIP Snow Queen Trophy that he organised for the past several years. Hrvoje is a member of the Committee for evaluation of regional culinary competitions in Croatia.
MARKO RUNDEK, HEAD SOMMELIER
He began his sommelier career during his studies of Viticulture and enology at Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture. He begins his wine adventure in 2006, completing a sommelier course with the Croatian Sommelier Club and working in renowned Zagreb restaurants such as Prasac and Peta četvrtina, which was followed by the position of sommelier and manager of restaurant & wine bar Dubravkin put. He remained at the position for three years and then became the sommelier and restaurant manager in Dežman bar in Zagreb.