CEO, Zsidai Group
CEO and managing director of the 36-year old family business, the Zsidai Gastronomy Group, Mr. Zoltan Roy Zsidai has a key role in the Hungarian gastro scene too. Mr. Zsidai is the founder and member of board of Academy of Pannon Gastronomy, member of Bocuse d’Or Academy and Pro Tourism awarded restaurateur who has a strong business background by working for multinational strategic consultant companies until 2006 such as Rolandberger and BCG, and by university studies in Harvard, Cornell and Georgetown.
Gastronomy is our profession, but it is also our life’s passion. For decades we have made it our goal to resuscitate Hungarian cuisine and restore its glorious, pre-war reputation - a thrilling era when Károly Gundel and Auguste Escoffier were colleagues. Slowly, we are re-creating this story. It all began on Fortuna Street in the Buda Castle, where an elegant restaurant named Pierrot opened in 1982... At the moment twelve restaurants, cafés, terraces and two boutique hotels belong to the group. Each of our restaurants has its own personality both in cuisine and design. In 2017 we entered the international gastro scene with our openings in Vienna, Austria and Marbella, Spai
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