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The restaurant Plavi podrum in Volosko, near Opatija, has recently been awarded with the prestigious international «Five Star Diamond Award» of the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences.

It is a network of exclusive professionals within an exclusive sector headed by billionaire Donald trump. The award was established by legendary Frank Sinatra. The international commissioner of the Academy Vladimir Kraljević emphasizes that the judges have come to the restaurant in Volosko twice incognito. After Donald Trump sanctioned the award, the Volosko restaurantr has become the only Croatian one to be in the same group with restaurants lead by the greatest culinary figures like Ferran Adria, David Burke or Jean Georges.

With this recognition, Plavi podrum has become part of the world network of luxury, known for its true quality, says owner of Plavi podrum Danijela Kramarić, pointing out the restaurant has a tradition of more than 110 years.

The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences awards of excellence in the fields of travel, gastronomy, luxury products and services have been handed out since 1949. Its headquarters is in New York, and it is organized into international committees. The «Five Star Diamond Awards» are given out to hotels, spa resorts, airline companies, cruisers, cars, restaurants and chefs.

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