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Kurt Mifsud - CEO

A gastronome by profession, Kurt started his career in the food industry at the age of 18, working in both fine dining as well as casual restaurants. He went on to study at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy where he contributed to the organisation of the university’s first study trip to Malta. In 2015 he led the Maltese delegation to the First edition of the “Slow Food Youth Network International Conference”, at the Milan Expo. Since founding The Mediterranean Culinary Academy in 2017, Kurt has overseen the development of the monovarietal endemic olive oil Bidni, seen over 2,500 students pass through its doors, helped in the organisation of over 100 different culinary events from single-session workshops, olive picking events and ceremonies to inaugurate the planting of over 100 new endemic olive trees in the Bidni olive grove.