Lecture by Wojciech Modest Amaro
Wojciech Modest Amaro is the owner and Executive Chef, Atelier Amaro - Poland’s first Michelin-rated restaurant. Amaro has worked tirelessly to develop his skills over many years, guided in his pursuits by famous Chefs de Cuisine, such as Ferran Adria (El Bulli), Yanick Alleno (Le Meurice) and Rene Redzepi (Noma). This outstanding effort has resulted in Poland’s first Michelin-rated restaurant, with Atelier Amaro receiving a star in the Michelin guide, Main Cities of Europe 2013.
In 2008, the International Academy of Gastronomy awarded Wojciech Modest Amaro’s brilliant talent with the prestigious Chef de l’Avenir award. Amaro authored of the best-selling book, "Polish Cuisine of the 21st Century", which was awarded the Grand Prix de la Literature Gastronomique in Paris. This book changed the image of contemporary Polish cuisine and has shown what is possible when creative cuisine is based on classical and traditional dishes. Throughout his work, Amaro delves deeper into nature to rediscover the secrets of Polish cuisine.