Stijepo Gurabic has been at the helm of Gariful restaurant for eight years.
Prior to joining the Gariful team, Stijepo previously worked for Suncani Hvar Hotels in Croatia, as well as in Germany.
Since his arrival at Gariful, the restaurant has been ranked among the best 100 restaurants in Croatia at the Akademija awards at Hotel Esplanade in Zagreb.
In 2011 it was Named in the top 40 restaurants in Dalmatia at Dalmacija Vino Wine Exhibition and is the only restaurant in Hvar which is a member of the luxury Quintessentially Lifestyle Club.
Most recently, Restaurant Gariful was included in the 100 Leading Croatian Restaurants and Their Recipes Guide for 2012/13.
- Among the 'Best 100 Restaurants in Croatia'
- Named in the 'Top 40 Restaurants in Dalmatia at Dalmacija Vino Wine Exhibition
- Part of the '100 Leading Croatian Restaurants and Their Recipes' Guide, 2013