Owner & CEO
CEO of the 36-year old family business, the Zsidai Gastronomy Group, Mr. Roy Zsidai has a key role in the Hungarian gastro scene too. Mr. Zsidai is the founder and member of board of Academy of Pannon Gastronomy, member of Bocuse d’Or Academy and Pro Tourism awarded restaurateur who has a strong business background by working for multinational strategic consultant companies until 2006 such as Rolandberger and BCG, and by business studies in Harvard, Cornell and Georgetown.
History of the Zsidai Group leads back to 1982 when Roy’s parents opened Budapest’s first private café, the Café Pierrot in the Buda Castle.
Roy joined the family business in 2006 and thanks to Roy’s strategic mindset and leadership, since then the company has grown and developed, and today owns about 20 restaurants, cafés, terraces and 2 boutique hotels in Budapest, Vienna and Marbella. There are approximately 500 employees working in the group.
The Zsidai Group is also partner for international groups like the Jamie Oliver Group, the Kempinski Hotels and the Hungarian State Opera House.
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