Vincenzo Melia’s bond with Malta originated much like it did with many other Italians in recent times - the English language. Almost thirty years ago Vincenzo would send his son to language schools in Malta whilst taking the opportunity of spending a few days of relaxation here.
Founded in 1952 by a young pharmacist by the name of Wilfred Gatt, Vivian was named in honour of the founder’s late brother who passed away at a young age. Today, Vivian is an extended family of over 100 people.
Set up to stimulate greater interest and enhance higher standards in the culinary sector, the aim of the Malta Chefs Society is and to bring together chefs and other professionals, working, studying, or otherwise active in the catering industry, with the purpose of helping them further their knowledge and skills, and, directly contribute towards the improvement in the quality and standards of the tourism industry in Malta and Gozo.
The Valletta Cruise Port is one of Malta’s most picturesque areas with nineteen historic warehouses dating back to the 18th Century to the late Baroque period. Grandmaster Pinto saw the potential of this area and further developed it into an area where connections can be made a lot easier for trade. The area later saw the construction of the first Power Station, that serviced the island and ultimately pushed the area to become a prime spot.