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.
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.
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.
Synonymous with luxury, elegance and that little touch of sophistication, the Xara Collection has undoubtedly made quite a substantial mark on the hospitality industry, from a culinary point of view, but also through The Xara Palace in Mdina.
Celebrating excellence is a privilege. In the world of a Chef, every service is a celebration of their diners' experience within their restaurant. For Chef Kevin Bonello, the privilege of celebrating exquisite menus is a duty he artistically performs through his role as Culinary Director of the Xara Collection.
The recipe for an excellent Chef is unique.
Much like the signature dishes that chefs
develop through the years, their characters,
principles and aspirations for their trade are
moulded out of the experiences and lessons