Pía León from Kjolle in Lima, Peru
Pía León is the chef at restaurant Kjolle in Lima, Peru. She has been voted Latin America´s Best Female Chef and in 2021 the World´s Best Female Chef. Her career started more than 15 years ago, when she led the kitchen at restaurant Central. While co-directing the kitchen of Central and MIL, together with her husband Virgilio Martínez, Pia is chef-owner of restaurant Kjolle. We’ll hear Pia Leon’s story and how she, through the Mater Iniciativa research center, has found a way to go beyond indigenous produce and building a platform for Peruvian megabiodiversity.
At the end of the podcast she will reveal her favourite restaurant recommendations in Peru and the rest of the world. All of the recommendations mentioned in this podcast and thousands more are available for free in the World of Mouth app.