Dimi is a leading hospitality professional with experience in the very top end of the fine dining restaurants and premium hotels worldwide.
He has been collaborating with leading Brands and Groups within the premium hospitality scene and premium products industry.
A Member of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and Judge of the AAE Service Committee.
Product Development for NESPRESSO S.A. (Expert to Expert Sessions / HQs Lausanne)
Pre-opening and training of the FoH team of the refurbished restaurant FAT DUCK in Bray, UK (3*Michelin / April-September 2015, former Restaurant Manager)
Speaker at TEDxAthens (2013)
Motivational Keynote Speaker in Festivals and collaborator in projects with Universities and Colleges
St John's College / Cambridge / UK
Basque Culinary Centre / San Sebastian / Spain
Westminster Kingsway College / London / UK
INGAVI Institute of Wine / Galicia / Spain
Dubrovnik Wine Festival / Croatia
imperial College and St Mary's Hospital / London / UK
Umea University / Umea / Sweden
School of Advanced Studies / University of London / UK
Murcia Gastronomica / Murcia / Spain
Skills for Chefs / Sheffield College / UK
Easyfairs Stockholm and Easyfairs Malmo / Sweden
Zagreb Gourmet Wine Festival / Zagreb / Croatia
Scientific Magazines Reviewer for Culinary related studies and articles.
Dimi has been designing and developing successful F&B concepts.
Guiding associations on recruitment, coaching and how to excel high Emotional intelligent people.
He has been assessing operations on teams' performance, improving standards of service and productivity, increasing sales and reducing costs.
Dimi's work breathes values such as empathy, integrity, consistency, efficiency, resilience and always managing to be innovative and inspiring.
Having a trusted established image and a powerful network, doing the right introductions and connections for win-win synergies.
He is known to be the 'man connecting people'.