Organized by Coca-Cola HBC Croatia and the Budi Foodie Foundation, a humanitarian brunch was held in the Pelegrini restaurant in Šibenik, raising funds for the education and professional development of young talents in gastronomy. The Budi Foodie Foundation was founded by Rudolf Štefan, owner and head chef of Pelegrini, a leading Croatian restaurant for years, and recently the holder of a Michelin star, to enable the education and training of young talents in gastronomy and catering. The Foundation provides financial support to talents aged 16 to 26 for training and professional development in the world’s best restaurants and academies, which will contribute to the further development and raising the quality of the Croatian catering offer. “Budi Foodie wants to enable the creation of new generations of top catering professionals. We want to build a positive attitude among young people about gastronomy and hospitality and show them that it is an excellent career choice that allows a dynamic work environment, creative expression, continuous learning and exchange of knowledge and experiences with colleagues from abroad.”, Pointed out Stefan. Marendin in the Pelegrini restaurant started with hard and soft-boiled eggs and prosciutto, followed by a rich sequence of fish dishes – oysters, mussels with leeks and bacon, marinated sardines with vegetables, fish marinade with beans and mussel tart. After that, soup with boiled (boiled) meat, cod on broth, cuttlefish stew, jota, chicken and paprika were served. The marendin is finished with puff pastry and cream of figs and sweet almonds and lemon. September 20.09.2018, XNUMX, SibenikHumanitarian brunch with the Budi Foodie Foundation at the Pelegrin restaurantPhoto: Hrvoje Jelavic / PIXSELLBartender Roman Rabik welcomed Jutrinna in Pelegrini (Cointreau liqueur, coffee and carrot liqueur, sparkling wine), a cocktail inspired by the cult Bellini, and with dessert he perfectly combined gin The Botanist, enhanced with Lika goat cheese Schweppes Citrus Tonic, lemon juice, plum bitter and Hvar carob foam in the Goat on the rocks cocktail.Socially responsible business of Coca-Cola HBC Croatia Coca-Cola HBC Croatia generates a significant part of its revenue in the hospitality and tourism industry, which is why it constantly helps their development. At the same time, in its socially responsible projects, it focuses, among other things, on young people and the development of their skills and talents in order to increase the employability of young people and help them build successful careers.”Cooperation with the Budi Foodie Foundation is a logical step for us because it unites our efforts to contribute to the development of Croatian tourism and help young people in their professional development. The lack of an educated workforce is one of the great threats to the further development of the tourism and hospitality sector, so with this cooperation we want to contribute to solving this problem. Coca-Cola HBC Croatia has a rich and wide knowledge of the catering channel and the most modern world trends and we are happy to share it with our customers and other interested stakeholders, and we will be additionally involved in this area. We are preparing projects that will put our potentials, rich and broad knowledge in the service of better education of young people for their benefit, but also for the benefit of employers in tourism and hospitality.”, Announced Ruža Tomić Fontana, General Manager of Coca-Cola HBC for Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.