TEAM

  • Sasso

    MARCO SASSO

    CHEF
    Chef Sasso perfected his menu in Hoboken, New Jersey, where he owned “La Tartuferia”, a successful restaurant, which served dishes using fresh truffles and truffle products. He is a truffle aficionado and with passion, continues to provide some of the most delectable dishes on the island. During the winter he is a frequent “guest chef” in some of the best-known restaurants in Zagreb. He was also a judge chef on the popular reality show Master Chef in Croatia.
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    MAJA BALENOVIĆ

    OWNER
    Island’s native who returned to island after 10 years living in San Francisco and Santa Cruz. That crucial summer while working in her mom’s bar “Triton” in Mali Lošinj, she met Marco who travelled to Lošinj to buy supplies for his restaurant on neighbouring island Susak. He had coffe every day at the bar while waiting for the ferry back… Triton has really good coffe! Now she owns caffe bar Triton in Mali , has a son with Marco and is main administrative support for the konoba Bora Bar.
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    Darko

    Chef de cousine
    Sasso’s right hand in the kitchen and best pizza maker ever! Hard working, quick learning, reliable sous chef which is also slowly moving to the island for good.
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    Bruno

    FLOOR MANAGER
    Floor manager and organizer of non-cooking issues at the konoba. Born and lived most of his life in Zagreb but moved to island because of his passion for the sea, fishing and laid back island life. If you eat calamari, most probably he caught them!
  • Kaja

    Cook, preparation master, storage organizer, cleaner, etc. she holds all 4 corners of the kitchen and helps with cooking. Most of the fresh pasta is made by her (based on strict directions from chef Sasso). Bora Bar can not do without her!
  • Marija

    Hard working dishwasher, preparation help and a very funny lady!:)