Najat Kaanache

Nur Restaurant, Fes Medina , Marokko


Regional Award for Best Moroccan Restaurant in Africa & Middle East Luxury Travel Guide, 2017


Nur Restaurant
7 Zkak Rouah,                                    
Fes Medina 30110

Teilnahmen am Rheingau Gourmet & Wein Festival


Born in San Sebastian (Spain) to Moroccan parents, Najat has enjoyed successful careers as a television actress and professional chef in 3-star Michelin restaurants across three countries. She was the first (and only) Moroccan chef ever to work at the famed Spanish restaurant, El Bulli, where Ferran Adria extolled her virtues as a chef, stating “Najat Kaanache represents the soul of Morocco through the language of the kitchen. Her passion for creativity & innovation should be a reference for the country. n 2016 Najat opened Nur Restaurant in Fez to shine a light on Moroccan gastronomy, serving local ingredients with her artistic touch. In both 2017 and 2018 Nur was named World’s Best Moroccan Restaurant and awarded global honors for Best Moroccan Cuisine at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards. Nur has been featured as one of the world’s most beautifully designed restaurants by Wall Street Journal, NY Times, and Bloomberg Business.

Najat also owns restaurants in Mexico "Cús", in Morocco "Marriott Ikatza" and "Nacho Mama". The most recently restaurant she opened is Ziryab in Sevilla, Spain, ZIRYAB synonymous with poetry, gastronomy and music. She was founded with the desire to create and innovate with noble products, techniques and flavors taking into account the value of Andalusian cuisine that we pass on his legacy through the history.

Najat Kaanache beim RG&WF 2024