Vassilis Papakostas was born and raised in Athens. He studied Tourism Management with of goal of achieving the best possible development in the largest and most popular industry in Greece, that of Tourism. After concluding his studies in Switzerland he started working in upscale hotels in Greece and Europe in various positions gaining experience and know-how especially in the food and beverage field. An important part of his professional career lies in the world renowned Nobu Matsuhisa chain of restaurants. He has also been employed in large hotel chains such as Hilton, The Luxury hotels of the world etc and Michelin star restaurants.
The last few years he has been teaching at “Le Monde” Tourism School in Athens, sharing his knowledge and experience to the future generation of tourism professionals. Through this professional experience and his love for the food and beverage field as well as his vision for development and evolution of Greek gastronomy he founded “Blue Cuisine”, a creative Greek restaurant.
Nikos Papakostas was born and raised in Athens. His educational background includes a degree in Electronic Engineering, however when he started working in the food and beverage industry he decided to continue professionally along this road. The industry’s creative aspect only enhanced his decision to gain practice and know- how. Charmed by the business he has been employed in various known restaurants and hotels in Greece.
His dream to create something of his own grew bigger as did his experience. Having gained insight and knowledge of the market he decided with the assistance of his brother Vasilis to make their dreams reality. Thus their first project “Blue Cuisine” opened on the island of Folegandros.