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
Michelin means something in the culinary world. In fact, it means a whole lot. Michelin means quality, consistency, personality, mastery and value. And if you’ve visited Chef Jonathan Brincat’s Noni, you will completely understand how and why their Valletta facade features a shiny red plaque with an instantly recognizable Michelin Star, right there in plain sight.
From starting out in sandwich shops to studying in London and making it to the MasterChef quarter finals, Sean Gravina has had a trendsetting career on the local culinary scene. Here, he looks back on some of the highlights and challenges, and opens up about what could lie ahead.
Previously Executive Chef of the two-Michelin-starred restaurant The Greenhouse in London, Alex Dillon completed a 100-day residency at Iniala’s ION – The Harbour. As he tells Jo Caruana, it was a whirlwind of local ingredients, critical team building and gorgeous sea views – and he loved it.