About us

Association of Chefs from Mediterranean and European Regions

Not-profitable Association of Chefs from Mediterranean and European Regions (ACMER/SKMER) was founded in 2006, and ever since we have organized numerous events and gastronomy-related projects. Among them were many chefs’ competitions, gastronomy fairs, exhibitions and festivalas well as presentations and educational projects. Association’s members participate in events and projects by similar national and international organizations. We would like to especially emphasize chefs’ competitions, and many medals and awards won by our team.

Our basic goals:

  • promotion and improvement of cooking profession
  • co-operation with other similar national and international associations and organizations, as well as with fairs;
  • organization of competitions, gastronomy exhibitions, festivals and presentations in order to promote cooking artisanship in croatia and abroad;
  • education for chefs, members of hospitality industry, citizens, children and anyone interested in gastronomy, both in croatia and abroad.

Become a member of our association. Be a part of Croatian gastronomy; participate in different gastronomy events, fairs, education and competitions. Make contacts and exchange experiences with colleagues in Croatian and abroad.

Miroslav Bogdanović

Founder and first president 1954 - 2017

Association structure

Željko Neven Bremec


Hrvoje Zirojević


Marija Lulić


Alma Harašić Bremec

head of the ŠKMER Academy

Nives Delić

Office and competition manager

Elena Propadalo

project manager

Ivana Telenta

project assistent

Mak Jovanović

PR manager

Petar Vlak

Chef instructor

Dragutin Mandić

workshop manager

Become our member

We invite you to become our member and part of the Croatian and Mediterranean gastronomic story!

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