Croatia’s burgeoning wine scene is paired with a cuisine that is unique to every region and its culinary tradition. The cuisine is unique to each region of the country, allowing guests to have a taste of past and present influences along with local staples like the Zagorski Štrukli. A combination of old-word cuisine deriving from various cultures that have influenced the region with modern cuisine allow for a wonderful foodie experience. Using locally-sourced ingredients and sharing similarity with Italian, Austrian, Hungarian, and Turkish cuisine, Croatian cuisine is heavily influenced by the sea and its local produce.
Emphasizing the countries development of the local gastronomical scene, three Croatian restaurants have attained a Michelin-star one-star rating. Joining Monte in Rovinj, which received one star in 2017, was: Pelegrini based in Šibenik, 360º situated in Dubrovnik which received their star in 2018. Pelegrini abides the philosophy of unique experiences through fine dining, which is achieved through a gastronomic menu and deriving influences from French, Austro-Hungarian, Ottoman and Venetian cuisine. Set within the great walls of Dubrovnik, 360º overlooks the port and has deep roots in Mediterranean cuisine where chef Marijo Curić puts twist on locally sourced produce from Croatian regions.