Features & Interviews

August 20, 2023

Elevating In-Flight Dining: An Interview with Joe Vella

Air travel has always been a remarkable experience, taking passengers to new destinations and connecting people across the globe. Yet, one aspect that often leaves travelers wanting more is the in-flight dining.
August 15, 2023

Chef Maria Sammut: Delivering Exquisite Dining Experiences

Maria Sammut, the acclaimed Chef Patron of MICHELIN Mention Fifty Nine Republic, has established herself as a culinary force to be reckoned with in the vibrant city of Valletta.
July 30, 2023

A Woman’s Perspective in Leading Luxury Hospitality

Robyn Pratt, the General Manager of The Phoenicia, brings a unique perspective and a wealth of experience to her role as a woman in a leadership position within the hospitality industry. With an impressive career spanning 45 years, Pratt shares her insights, challenges, and strategies for success in this exclusive interview.
July 30, 2023

Chef Letizia Vella: Crafting Culinary Artistry, Breaking Barriers

If you haven’t heard of her yet, apart from the stirring jealousy of you trying The Golden Fork for the first time; knowing Letizia Vella, a culinary virtuoso whose love for cooking has propelled her to remarkable heights, is knowing her food.
July 3, 2023

Sue Mifsud: The Artisan Behind Malta’s Tableware Upgrade

Celebrating the tactile art of tableware is precisely where Malta’s local restaurant scene is at. The quality of our celebrated restaurants has been elevated through intricate plating, improved attention to detail and of course the flavour profile of the end result, so how could our established Chefs elevate further? Tableware.
May 23, 2023

Interview: Benji Gatt, Chief Commercial Officer at Kitchen Concepts

I've been in the industry for 15 years, focusing on sales, marketing and business development of premium commercial brands. I built strong relationships with restaurateurs, expanding our portfolio and creating engaging culinary experiences for guests.
May 8, 2023

Interview: Sandro Vella, Chef Patron at Step 15

Being a Chef is a way of life. Seeing guests appreciate my finished dishes gives me immense satisfaction and motivates me to keep cooking. For me, being a Chef and restaurant owner is not just about making money, it's about providing a great experience for my clients, which is far more rewarding than financial gain.
April 19, 2023

Interview: Chef Fábio Alves of SUBA Restaurant in Lisbon, Portugal

For me, Portuguese food is rich in diversity and undoubtedly one of the best cuisines in the world.
April 15, 2023

Casa Ellul: Where Traditional Maltese Charm Meets Modern Luxury

Nestled in the heart of Valletta, Casa Ellul is a 17th-century townhouse turned boutique hotel that has been capturing the attention of locals and tourists alike since its opening in 2014.
April 13, 2023

French Technique Meets Mediterranean Influence: Inside the Kitchen of Risette’s Chef Steve Scicluna

​Risette, a fine dining restaurant in Malta, has made a name for itself by offering a unique blend of French and Mediterranean cuisine, all thanks to the genius of Chef Steve Scicluna.