Chef Lucas Wollman

Chef Lucas is a German/Italian chef who was born in Kenya but grew up in Zimbabwe and now is the executive chef at Kilinidi Zanzibar after moving to the island in November 2016.

When I was 17 I realized that being a chef is what I wanted to do, My father is a chef as well and growing up I spent most of my life in and around the kitchens and being introduced to amazing cuisines, flavors and skills. As soon as I finished school I jumping straight in and have never looked back.

My work experience started in my parents restaurant called Victoria 22, Zimbabwe, then moved over the super yachts in the Mediterranean, came back to Cape town South Africa and worked at Ruebens kitchen in Franschoek and then finally moved to Zanzibar Kilindi.
My favourite Zanibari dishes include Beef mishkaki served with pumpkin futari, Ugali and chachandu sauce.