Meet Clara Florit, European Young Chef Award 2019 finalist from Menorca, European Region of Gastronomy candidate 2022.
Born in Ciutadella de Menorca 26 years ago, Clara Florit is the finalist who will represent Menorca, European Region of Gastronomy candidate 2022 at the European Young Chef Award 2019, that will take place in Rhodes on 22-24 October, hosted by South Aegean, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2019.
Clara is a student at IES Cardona in Menorca, where she has completed a Vocational Training in cooking management. During her studies she did an internship at Mon Restaurant in Menorca and was awarded a three-month Euro-Toques Scholarship that gave her the opportunity to have a learning experience at restaurant Adolfo in Toledo.
She loves cooking, reading, travelling and getting to know new cultures and cuisines. Her dream? “I want to become a great chef who merges the different gastronomies I will encounter throughout my journeys.”
About the European Young Chef Award
The European Young Chef Award 2019 is a competition organised and promoted by the International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts and Tourism (IGCAT) in collaboration with South Aegean, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2019.
The European Young Chef Award gathers finalists of regional contests from around Europe to present and exchange knowledge about traditional dishes and local food products from their regions and then compete proposing their innovative reinterpretation of traditional recipes, judged by star chefs and international experts.