At the initiative of the Croatian National Tourist Board in Slovenia and in cooperation with the Dubrovnik Tourist Board, and with the aim of promoting the Croatian gastronomic offer, on April 4, in the Ljubljana restaurant "Strelec" with his colleague chef Igor Jagodic, Michelin-star chef Marijo Curić from the restaurant "360" from Dubrovnik presented his signature dishes.
"In Slovenia, we want to position Croatia as a year-round destination with a rich and diverse offer, so we are extremely pleased that this cooperation has taken place. Presenting the Croatian tourist offer through excellent gastronomy is an ideal way to get closer to Slovenian audiences. that together we create stories that will surely remain in the fond memories of all guests," said Metka Bradetić, director of the Croatian National Tourist Board in Slovenia.
As a tourist product, gastronomy is an excellent channel for the promotion of the entire destination, on this occasion the city of Dubrovnik.
Igor Jagodic and Mario Curić - Photo - Dean Dubokovic
"After two long pandemic years in which we were denied such gatherings and events, I am extremely happy that visitors had the opportunity to enjoy this event, a combination of excellent gastronomy and presentation of the tourist offer of Dubrovnik," said the director of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board, Ana Hrnić.
"I have been thinking for some time about inviting chef Marija Curić to Slovenia because, as far as I know, the Slovenian audience has not yet had the opportunity to meet him. I am extremely happy that the cooperation has taken place because they always open new horizons and give us, professional chefs, an incentive for further work,” said chef Igor Jagodic.
"It was a great honour for me to present restaurant 360 in Ljubljana and cook with my colleague Igor Jagodic. This is the first presentation of our house on the Slovenian market and I thank the Dubrovnik Tourist Board for the invitation and organization,” concluded chef Marijo Curić.