Introducing Miguel Navarro
and Daniela Wittig
Miguel Navarro began his professional career at the age of 16 as an apprentice at the family restaurant on the island of La Gomera. He then studied hospitality in Tenerife, where he also worked in various hotels on the island.
In 2000 he started his first internship at 3-star Restaurante Martín Berasategui in the Basque Country and in 2005 he joined the Ritz-Carlton Abama Hotel, where he was part of the team which, under the direction of Martín Berasategui, achieved its first Michelin Star for the MB Restaurant. In 2010 he went to Germany to work with Chef Sven Everfeld, at the Restaurant Aqua awarded with 3 Michelin Stars, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Wolfsburg.
He has completed periods of learning in several Michelin Star restaurants such as Piazza Duomo, 3 Michelin Stars in Italy, Azurmendi 3 Michelin Stars, in Bilbao or at the restaurant El Celler de Can Roca in Girona. For three years he was part of Martin Berasategui's team in Barcelona, serving as Second Chef de Cuisine of Paolo Casagrande in Lasarte restaurant, awarded in 2016 with 3 Michelin Stars.
Since 2017 he is the Executive Chef de Cuisine of the Restaurant Es Fum awarded 1 Michelin Star, located at the Hotel St Regis Mardavall. Returning to his roots in Mallorca, homeland of his grandmother.
Daniela Wittig began her apprenticeship in hospitality with only 17 years of age in the region of the Lake of Constance. After studying for 3 years, she started working at the Grand Hotel Kronenhof in the Restaurant Kronenstübli in Switzerland, before moving to the Relais & Chateaux Sheen Falls Lodge in Ireland.
In 2008 Daniela came to Mallorca where she started as Chef de Rang at the Relais & Chateaux Hotel Valldemossa. At only 23 years old, she was promoted to Restaurant Manager. After this, she gained experience at the Steigenberger Frankfurterhof in Germany for a year, before coming back to Mallorca to start at the Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel. In March 2017 she took up the position of Maître of the Restaurant Es Fum, awarded with 1 Michelin Star, at the St. Regis Mardavall Resort Mallorca.