Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe is the association of the best young chefs all around Europe.

There are currently 350 renowned restaurants and hotels united under the same motto “Talent and Passion” and committed to the same goal of providing the best food experience European gastronomy can offer. For more than four decades, JRE is combining high-quality culinary craftsmanship with unlimited passion to create something interesting and unique in every meal served.

Restaurant Zigante, located in Livade, is one of only 13 restaurants in Croatia proud to be a part of the JRE association. We are also the first Croatian restaurant specialized in the menu based on Istrian truffles, one of most valuable and precious ingredients in modern day gastronomy. Our chef Damir Modrušan will satisfy even the most demanding gourmands with creativity of his originally designed meals which contain truffles. Besides truffles, which grow in the untouched nature of nearby Motovun forest, our offer includes many other traditional Istrian specialties and delicacies. Restaurant offers carefully prepared menu during the whole year, as well as the quality wine made in Zigante winery.

One can only get to truly feel Istria by tasting the amazing flavors and aromas of the local cuisine. Reserve your table at restaurant Zigante and treat yourself with sensational food in a pleasant ambiance.

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