Entrepreneurs

Mexican Entrepreneurs Create Cactus Leather, Saving 1 Billion Animals and Revolutionizing the Fashion Industry

The clamour for eco-friendly, sustainable materials is reaching an all-time high, and at the forefront of this movement is an innovative Mexican textile enterprise ready to disrupt the fashion industry. Immerse yourself in the inspiring tale of Adrián López Velarde and Marte Cazarez, the trailblazing geniuses behind Desserto.

How Henri Meijer Coaches The Elite on Self-Improvement and Strategy

Henri Meijer is the creator behind Safe House; a person-centred business that focuses not just on the journey, but the impact the experience has on our lives. We sit down with him to learn more!

Luesma&Vega: the Designers Behind the Plates of the World’s Best Restaurants

For the dynamic duo de Ester Luesma and Xavier Vega, fine dining and haute cuisine are so much more than what is served on the plate. For them, it all begins with the actual tableware itself!

Silvia Hofmann
Hofmann Group Director Silvia Hofmann on Leading a Culinary Empire With Integrity

Backed by strong principles and meticulous expertise, Silvia Hofmann is at the helm of Barcelona’s Hofmann Group, a collection of award-winning restaurants, cafés, a pastry shop, and a culinary school. We spoke with her to find out how she excels in her multitude of roles, leaves her mark on the brand, and honours her mother’s legacy.

Aparna Aurora and Chutnify: Indian kitchen with soul and spirit

We caught up with the founder of Chutnify, Berlin’s favourite Indian restaurant, to hear how she introduced Indian cuisine to spice-shy Berliners.

Børge Ousland: The Explorer and Founder of the Manshausen Design Hotel

Our chat with Børge Ousland, one of the world’s most accomplished polar explorers, about his intense connection to nature, his Manshausen guesthouses and the beauty of living entirely in the present. 

Philosophy, Harmony and Perfection – Japanese Dining à la Yoko Higashi

Yoko Higashi, owner of the Kaiseki restaurant YOSHI in Hamburg, is a master in the art of tea ceremony, Japanese flower arrangement, modern dance and the philosophy of cooking. Her dishes look like blooming landscapes, her wisdom is deep like the ocean and her love for harmony and perfection is present in every bite and in every word. YOSHI represents the translation of culture into culinary passion.