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November Gourmet Finale

The final event of November Gourmet Ljubljana will again take place at its unique venue, the City of Design. Do not miss the prominent names of the Slovenian cuisine, a lively programme and attractive cooking shows. You will also be able to taste many treats of the Ljubljana culinary tradition. Just as every year, young creators and top chefs will present their new interpretations of popular local dishes.

November Gourmet Finale
Date 22. 11. 2019 at 16.00


Taste Ljubljana is not just a brand brigning together popular traditional dishes. A significant part of the project is also in promoting the locally sourced ingredients and contemporary ways of their preparation. At the November Gourmet Finale, another best new taste of Ljubljana will be announced, selected by the professional jury from among the recipes submited in a competition. Last year’s  recipe that was awarded as the best new taste of Ljubljana was “Kranjska Klobasa (Carniolan Sausage) in Disguise” prepared by Tilen Kunc.

Culinary huts will be offering selected combinations of the dishes listed below and a variety of beverages (Slovenian wines, beer, coffee, soft drinks, gin).

1. Triple Bridge

Tris di Tatar (beef, beetroot, sea bass)

2. Dragon Tongue

Beef tongue sandwich with grated kohlrabi, pumpkin seeds, mustard spread and young cheese

3. Castle Snack

Ham in dough served with a bread cake, fresh horseradish and horseradish cream with apples

4. Fritters of Ljubljana

Buckwheat fritters stuffed with red cabbage on crookneck pumpkin cream (along with a slice of roasted duck breasts)

5. Julia's Apple

Roasted apple with walnuts, honey and vanilla cream


the official opening (moderator: Jože Robežnik)


Aperitif: Luka Strajn will be preparing the award-winning cocktail Harmony (Biotechnical Educational Centre BIC Ljubljana)


Appetizer (cold, warm): Luka Košir (Gostišče Grič) and Jakob Pintar (TaBar)


Main course: Igor Jagodic (Strelec Restaurant) and Mojmir Šiftar (Evergreen Restaurant)


Dessert: Saša Žerjal (Atelje Restaurant)


The Ceremonial announcement of the new Taste of Ljubljana (finalists will present their dishes on the stage upon which the expert committee will select the winner)