Selene restaurant is pleased to announce its new collaboration with Michelin-star rated Chef Ettore Botrini. For 35 years, Selene has been associated more than any other restaurant in Santorini with the discovery and elevation of Santorini's gastronomic treasures. Today, from the premises of an old monastery where the restaurant is housed, Ettore Botrini will transform the fine ingredients of Santorini into contemporary dishes, evolving the gastronomic scene of the island. In the passage of the Selene restaurant in its new era, "I meet", Mr. Botrini said, "with the man I always admired to take and continue, his vision, with respect to his course and work".
The Corfiot Italian Ettore Botrini, born on 14th March 1969 and brought up in Corfu.
In 2006 as well as in 2009, he had practical training next to his friend and 3 stars awarded chef Martin Berasategui.
He has a long professional path as from 1986 to 1992 he received training and worked with his father Etrusco Botrini, a chef himself, in numerous MED Clubs all over the world.
In the next two years he worked in the family business “Etrusco” restaurant in Corfu, an award winner among the best restaurants in Greece with continuous upward rankings from food guides.
In 1993-94 Ettore Botrini continued his training in various awarded with Michelin-Star restaurants in Monaco/France which was followed by his return to Corfu in 1999 in order to take over as the head chef of “Etrusco” restaurant.
He continued his training though, since in 2006 he moved to Spain where he attended a number of seminars in molecular cuisine and completed his practical course.
2020: 1 Michelin Star for Botrini’s, Athens
2020: Best restaurant in Greece for Etrusco
2020: 7 Stars by FnL Guide
2020: 1 Toques D’or for Botrini’s and Fresco Restaurant