BEST GRILL COMPETITION

MEET THE CARNEXPO GRILL CHEFS

Orlando Zaharia

Executive Chef Pagaia


  • Age: 40;
  • In 2014 he lead Romania's team at the Luxembourg Culinary World Cup
  • In 2010 he got the "Bucharest's Golden Chef" title
  • He was Executive chef at Noblesse restaurant

Iosif Ștefănescu

Executive Chef OSHO & Oro Toro


  • Age: 47;
  • He has over 20 years experience in gastronomy
  • He worked at Sofitel and at Radisson, where together with his team, won the "Hotel of the year" world title
  • Now he leads the Osho Primaverii kitchen along with Oro Toro, the fast food chain.

Antonio Passarelli

Executive Chef Domeniul Știrbey


  • Age: 61;
  • He is one of the most well-known foreign chefs that worked in Romania
  • He attended culinary courses at several prestigious institutions
  • He cooked for heads of states, politicians, actors and international directors and filmmakers

Paul Siserman

CEO&Executive Chef Ronin Sushi Cluj-Napoca


  • Age:  43;
  • Professor & Instructor at Inkchef Academy.
  • Executive Consultat at Teatro, Sibiu
  • Until 2016, he was the owner of House of Jack
  • Won the grand prize of Red Tone, organised in Sicilly, Italy

Iulian Olaru

Executive Chef Le Chateau


  • Age:  38;
  • Worked at a 4 star restaurant in Tocana, Italy - La Bussola
  • Cofounder of the restaurant Meridiano
  • Attended the latest edition of "Chef la cutite" and he considers the kitchen to be a drug

CARNEXPO BEST GRILL

CARNEXPO BEST GRILL is a competition that has in the foreground the most representatives chefs in the HoReca industry. They will have the mission of blind tasting and offering medals to romanian meat manufacturers.