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The Most Renowned Hungarian Chefs Visit Sopron

Apr 4, 2024

Musical cooking experiences, an unusual country brunch, vegan dinners, Michelin-starred chefs, excellent wines, premium coffees and professional talks at SopronFest. From May 11 to 17, 27 gourmet events will take place in 12 restaurants and catering venues in Sopron, NW Hungary. Among others, Gianni, Lajos Bíró, Zsófia Mautner, Szabi the Baker and László Jahni, chef […]

Hundreds of Wines at the First Winelovers Grand Tasting

Mar 25, 2024

More than 150 Hungarian wine and sparkling wine brands will participate with a total of 700 items at the Winelovers Grand 2024 launch tasting, where around 100 wines from international wineries will be available for tasting on April 6 at the Corinthia Hotel Budapest. This year's Winelovers Grand will again offer a broad insight into […]

Hungary Qualifies for European Bocuse d'Or Final

Mar 21, 2024

Trondheim, Norway, hosted on March 19-20 the European qualification round of the Bocuse d'Or international cooking competition, where the Hungarian team secured its place in the final, which will take place in Lyon in January 2025, and won the special prize for the best plate, the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ) announced in a statement on […]

Gundel Restaurant Plans Double-Digit Growth This Year

Mar 12, 2024

The operator of the Gundel Restaurant in Budapest is planning a double-digit, 20% increase in turnover this year, Jenő Magyary, managing director of Gundel, said in response to an inquiry from MTI. He added that in 2023, the turnover will increase to HUF 1.5 billion, and the profit will be roughly 8-10% of that, according […]

Women Take Center Stage at This Year's Gourmet Festival

Mar 8, 2024

"Women's energy" will be the focus of this year's Gourmet Festival, which will welcome more than 100 exhibitors, including 35 restaurants and seven pastry shops, between May 24 and 26 at the Millenáris event center in Budapest, the organizers told MTI on Friday. According to the press release, the gastronomic event, which features the best-known […]

Hungarian Bocuse d'Or Team 2024 Introduced

Mar 6, 2024

Chef Roland Kelemen, commis Noel Fodor, coach László Szabó and team leader Bence Dalnoki will represent Hungary at the European finals of the Bocuse d'Or international cooking competition in Trondheim, Norway, on March 19-20. At the Hungarian team's press conference in Budapest on Wednesday, Bence Dalnoki recalled that the Hungarian success streak at the Bocuse […]

High-end Lunch Menu Introduced by Spago Budapest

Feb 2, 2024

An uncompromised lunch menu, with the best quality ingredients, carefully prepared and served a tad simpler than the evening. New this year, Spago Budapest offers a completely different experience at lunchtime compared to the evening meal, without compromising on the high quality the restaurant is known for. The innovation is also partly a response to […]

Hungarian Bronze at the Ice Cream World Cup

Jan 23, 2024

After the bronze medal at the European Championship, the Hungarian team of Renáta Somogyi, István Gaborecz, Sándor Fodor, Zoltán Gácsi, Krisztián Füredi won the bronze medal at the 10th anniversary Gelato World Cup in Rimini, Italy, the Hungarian Confectioners' Association announced to MTI on Tuesday. According to the information released, the bronze medal at last […]

Pizza Hut to Expand in Hungary Through Franchise System

Dec 14, 2023

The Pizza Hut fast-food chain plans to expand further in Hungary, opening new restaurants through franchise partners primarily in rural towns with a population of 30-50,000, the company told MTI on Thursday. The company opened its first franchised restaurant in Szeged in June 2023. Under the franchise system, AmRest, which operates Pizza Hut restaurants, will […]

The World's Oldest Scotch at Avalon!

Dec 6, 2023

A nearly 200-year-old bottled rarity arrives at the Michelin-plate recommended restaurant Avalon Park in Miskolctapolca, NE Hungary. The auction of 40 bottles of Scotch whisky, dubbed the oldest in the world and discovered by accident, ended on December 5. Avalon Ristorante won bottle number 8 in the auction - for a record GBP 18,000, the […]

New Restaurant with an Unparalleled Panorama

Nov 27, 2023

Budapest has a new restaurant, VIRTU, opened on top of the country's tallest building. Located on the 28th floor of the MOL Campus, this top gastronomic spot not only takes the location and appearance to the highest level, but also offers the best of domestic and regional cuisine in excellent quality, according to a press […]

Popular American Fast Food Chain Comes to Hungary

Nov 25, 2023

Monterock International has been granted a licence to operate the Five Guys restaurant chain in Central and Eastern Europe, including Hungary. As the Parameter news portal writes, Monterock International has been granted the right to operate the Five Guys restaurant chain in Central and Eastern Europe. The company announced that it will initially take over […]

The Secret to the Perfect Turkey

Nov 17, 2023

Thanksgiving in America is a time of great tradition. The holiday originated from residents giving thanks to God after the harvest for blessing them with a good harvest. It has become a tradition that continues to this day: every fourth Thursday in November, a bountiful feast is served to give thanks, not only for the […]

Iconic McDonald's Reopens in the Hungarian Capital

Oct 22, 2023

Hungary's first McDonald's has reopened in Régiposta street in downtown Budapest, renewed in almost all its elements, the financial portal reported, citing a company statement. The renovation of the iconic McDonald's restaurant has used a number of unique solutions for the restaurant chain, including elements made of real, natural building materials. The interior walls […]

Sustainable Plate Made of Mycelium and Hemp

Sep 27, 2023

A plate made of mycelium and hemp is created in a sustainable way in Budapest by the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) in cooperation with the Michelin-starred Salt restaurant. The new plate has been created in the course of their joint research on the way to a circular dining culture, which can be […]

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