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Chef Yavuz Selim
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Yavuz Selim is your chef in Istanbul, for hire to cook Turkish cuisines. Yavuz Selim is excited to create your exclusive culinary experience with ChefXChange!



Private Chef

Summary of where the Chef’s cuisine is inspired from and how he/she goes about expressing it

My passion for food is my drive. My inspiration changes from a day to another but everything I see inspires me - the sea, the sun...

List of the Chef's favorite ingredients

  • sea scallop
  • sea bass
  • salmon
  • tenderloin
  • lamb chops
  • Cauliflower
  • Eggplant
  • Mushrooms


  • Turkish

Experiences Provided

  • Private Chef
  • Personal Chef
  • Cooking Class
  • Corporate Event
  • Catering
  • Chef Consultancy

How did the Chef learn how to cook and what is his story?

I was always watching my mother cook and I became really interested in cooking - the experience, the food, the smell...


  • Professional


Tekirdağ Merkez Otelcilik Ve Turizm Meslek Lisesi
Apprentice Chef (Jan 1998 - Jan 2003)

Work Experience

Clarion hotel istanbul Mahmutbey
Executive chef (Dec 2015-Now)

Kempinski Hotels
Chef de Cuisine (Mar 2013-Oct 2015)

Flying Chef (Nov 2011-Mar 2013)

Rixos Elysium Suites
A la carte Chef (Jul 2011-Dec 2011)

Rixos Premium Belek
A la carte Chef (Mar 2010-Mar 2011)


Istanbul, Turkey
Travel: 500 kms

Language Spoken

  • Turkish
  • Cancellation Policy

    • Flexible
      Full refund up to 2 days prior to event, except Foodie Service fees
    Be the first one to review the Chef and get USD25 off.
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