The young head chef of restaurant focus, Nenad Mlinarevic’s culinary skills reflect the restaurant’s inspiration fromwater, nature and the views across the lake towards the mountains of Central Switzerland. He placesvalue on using quality regional products and combines these with great passion to create his9 course Menu.

Originally from Zurich, he trained at Hotel Waldhaus Dolder and later worked at restaurant Wiesengrund and Schlosshotel Schauenstein, where he worked side by side with Andreas Caminada for two years.

Having worked with some of the world’s best chefs, Chef Mlinarevic wasawarded 2 Michelin stars after only six months at focus, as well as 17GaultMillau points, making it one of the best fine-dining restaurants in Switzerland.

FOUR Questions with Nenad

Describe your culinary philosophy in 5 words…

​​Tasty, fresh, seasonal, pure, natural

What is your aim?

To obtain a third star

What is your greatest inspiration?

The amazing diversity of products in Switzerland

What three things would you take to a desert island?

My girlfriend, I phone, knife

  • (German)
  • 2 Michelin stars
  • 18/20 GaultMillau
  • Chef of the Year 2016 | Gault Millau


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