Tamás B. Molnár
TAMÁS B. MOLNÁR (1954, Budapest), president of the Hungarian Culinary Society and editor-in-chief of the Hungarian Gault & Millau Guide, studied music (double bass) in Budapest and West Berlin. Being a passionate cook, he began working for high-end restaurants in Germany. He went on to take courses at the culinary institutes of Alain Ducasse and Lenôtre in France. Together with his wife Dóra Bittera, he started publishing articles about the cultural history of food both in the weekly feuilleton of Magyar Nemzet and their blog the Magic Chef. They also founded the Hungarian Culinary Society in 2004 with the aim of revitalising Hungarian food culture, the three core focus areas being: training of cooks, better products, deeper public awareness of food quality. Today, the Society has a unique library specialising in gastronomy, in 6 languages.