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About Us

About Us

ABOUT US

RESTAURANT ZIGANTE is located in the heartland of Istria, in a small village Livade, close to the famous Motovun forest – right between Motovun and Oprtalj.

Old river flow of Mirna runs all the way through the village, whereas back in the day the important Parenzana railroad was also going through Livade.

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ABOUT RESTAURANT

There are many excellent restaurants, but only Zigante is completely dedicated to creating unique meals with truffles, which take the Istrian Tuber to a position it truly deserves.

Restaurant Zigante was opened to present the wider public with the possibilities and advantages of truffles in a culinary sense and it is the first Croatian restaurant specialized in preparing truffle-based meals. Located in the center of Livade, in the vicinity of one.

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WHAT IS JRE?

42 years of gastronomy tradition

Nicole Seitz, coordinator of communications in famous French Grand Marnier house from 1953 to 1998, visited most of top French restaurants, thanks to the nature of her work. Little by little, she became friends with many important chefs and their children who declared interest in meeting and hanging out with children of other chefs. She was sure that Grand Marnier can help young chefs in their development and support the exchange of culinary skills with the goal of spreading solidarity and making new friends.

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