NEFAIS RESTAURANT HEURISTIC KITCHEN
We have traveled around 7 regions which creates Turkey’s geography for being able to gather Nefais’ unique tastes. We have searched original recipes of locals and talented chefs in order to carry our local tastes that have thousands of years of past to your tables. We have used different kinds of cooking techniques to combine the journey of food which starts with earth and ends up with fire. It was essential for us to mix our food culture with local traditions and customs.
During our journey, not only we have come across with Sinan the Architect’s stonemasonry in Ağırnas village but also the craftsmen who craft terra rosa that has been a gift of Kızılırmak basin for centuries. We have drawn inspiration from Ateşbaz-ı Veli and Evliya Çelebi’s Seyahatname that is full of mystery and beauty. We reached out new tastes and feelings as we have been traveling around our thousands of years old kitchen culture and created a wide range in order to bring the special tastes of our 7 regions to your tables.
“nefais” ,which is a Novotel brand, serving for you in Novotel Istanbul Zeytinburnu and the chefdom of the place is done by Muhittin Fidan, who is the winner of “The Taste Turkey” cooking contest and has represented our country in many international contests in and out of Turkey, and his talented team.