Guest Chef – Instructor


Chef Radi Stambolov needs no special presentation among the inspired by the culinary art people. Everyone knows the pastry cook-enthusiast with high energy and unique drive to work for preserving the Bulgarian culinary heritage, as well as for the implementation of the world known trends in Bulgaria.

Chef Stambolov graduated the Pastry Technical school “Hristo Nikov” in Sofia. In the beginning of 1990 he joined the pastry department at the “Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan”, where he worked with foreign chefs accumulating solid experience.

Later he continued his education graduating the College of Tourism in Varna. Chef Radi specialized with Mr. Wilhelm Hendl, the Pastry Chef at the Vienna “Hotel Imperial”- “The luxury Collection” brand of “ITT Sheraton Hotels” and a member of “The Leading Hotels of the World”. In 2008 Chef Stambolov acquired Associate Professorship of Italian Cuisine at the Squola Albergiera di Ristorante di Serramazzoni in Italy.

In his career, Radi Stambolov has been successful to present his cooking talents preparing food delicacies for 13 presidents of various countries. Chef Stambolov is founder and co-owner of the Gavrosh Gourmet pastry shop, chocolate shop RS Chocolatier, Pastry Club Bulgaria and Pastry Academy. Chef Stambolov enjoys sharing his professionalism and valuable experience with the students of the Culinary Arts Institute at Varna University of Management.