Enrique Limardo-July 17

Chef of the Month (July) Enrique Limardo. After much globe-trotting, Enrique Limardo settles in Baltimore to become the executive chef of the contemporary Venezuelan restaurant Alma Cocina Latina. Enrique’s food is inspired by the ingredients and traditional dishes that portray the tropical region of his childhood. He plays with them by using contemporary techniques and combining…

Chef Romain Avril

Born in Paris, France in 1985, Trademark Executive Chef Romain Avril discovered his passion for cooking at the early age of thirteen. By seventeen, he was working at a 1 Michelin Star restaurant in Brittany. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in French and Chinese gastronomy in his native France while concurrently working at 1 and…

Enrique Limardo

After much globe-trotting, Enrique Limardo settles in Baltimore to become the executive chef of the contemporary Venezuelan restaurant Alma Cocina Latina. Enrique’s food is inspired by the ingredients and traditional dishes that portray the tropical region of his childhood. He plays with them by using contemporary techniques and combining them magically with those ingredients from…

Jűrgen Koens-June 2017

Chef of the Month (June) Jűrgen Koens. On January 15, 1977, I was born in Zeelandic Flanders and was both literally and figuratively spoon-fed the taste for everything relating to food. I will never forget the smell of baked goods in my grandmother’s kitchen. This is where my passion for my profession started. Experiences At the…

Marco Tola

My name is Marco Tola, and I’m from Sardinia Italy. I started in the industry at the age of 21. I get inspired by the beautiful products that nature gives us. The amazing colours, structures and forms that pop right out of the ground. Everything is Art for me. Cooking is all about the food. But…

Jűrgen Koens

On January 15, 1977, I was born in Zeelandic Flanders and was both literally and figuratively spoon-fed the taste for everything relating to food. I will never forget the smell of baked goods in my grandmother’s kitchen. This is where my passion for my profession started. Experiences At the age of 14, I got a…

Jordy van Ettinger- April 2017

Chef of the month (April) Jordy van Ettinger. I’m Jordy van Ettinger, 25years old, from Netherlands. I have worked as a pastry chef for the past five years in a beautiful patisserie two-star restaurant called Aan de Poel at Amstelveen. It is very different in a Patisserie kitchen than in a normal kitchen because a…