The great Pía León: Kjolle, ancestral ingredients and the new luxury

Just like him kjollea tree that grows in the extreme heights of Peru, surrounded by species that resist adverse climatic conditions, blooms with beautiful and luminous orange shoots, chef Pía León, with a firm step, makes her way on the world gastronomic scene, takes root, germinates and shines wherever it undertakes.

Recognized as the best chef in the world in 2021 by The World’s 50 Best RestaurantsPía, since the opening of Kjölle (2018)a restaurant he runs in Lima, Peru, without the direct interference of the Chef Virgilio Martinezhas set out to find and show his voice in the kitchen, one that puts the ingredient on a pedestal and adorns the richness of the popular culture of his land.