Vladimír Lokšík, Executive Chef
Our executive chef has valuable international experience and has been a part of Wellness Hotel Diplomat**** team since 2009.
Motto: „ Variť môže každý. Kuchárom je ten, kto má kuchárske srdce. Dobrý šéfkuchár je iba ten, ktorý vychová lepšieho kuchára ako je on sám.“
Motto: ‚Everyone can cook. We can name a cook only the person with a culinary heart. A good chef is only the one that trains a better cook than he is himself.’ The whole culinary art of our chef Vlado follows the meaning of the motto above. Everybody can feel a piece of his culinary heart be added into meals prepared by him. His art literally tastes delicious. On one hand the chef’s professional attitude to work, on the other hand his human attitude appreciated by his work team and by all of our guests as well.
Mr Vladimír Lokšík can be prouf of his professional experience and also being one of the founders of Žilina Club of cooks and confectioners where he fills the position of their executive manager. He is a certified committee-man participating in committee-boards of international competitions according to WACS / World Association of Chefs Societies/ standards, and is also a member of WACS.
He has taken part in several competitions and won valuable awards e. g. a silver medal and the overall second runner-op of the international competition Gastrohradec 2014 in Hradec Králové, where he succeeded in ‘buffet/ cold meals’ category with cca 250 other contestants.
We can also mention some other of his awards:
a silver medal at Danubius Gastro Bratislava 2014 competition
a silver medal at Žilina Gastronomic Autumn 2013 competition
a silver medal at Žilina Gastronomic Autumn 2012 competition
He did not keep all his culinary secrets just for himself, he became a co-author of the cookery book named ‘Tradičná kuchárka moderne’ and ‚Matica slovenská‘ Publishing house published this wonderful book full of recipes in 2014. Everyone has an opportunity to learn more and get the book directly from the chef himself also with his dedication and signature.
Do you like talking about food and are you interested in behind-the-scene cooking techniques? Our chef will love to share his cooking skills and experience directly at the hotel restaurant. He is always willing to talk about the magic of cooking and all the possible food creations on your plate.
All this and many more surprises are waiting for you at Wellness Hotel Diplomat****.
Our chef Vlado Lokšík and his team are looking forward to seeing you