The Chef

Antica is a family restaurant that has embraced the mission of positively influencing people’s lives by combining innovation and culture to provide its clients African inspired healthy dishes. Founded in 2003 by Senait Worku with the help of her family, the idea emerged after her trip to Europe where she was inspired by the colorful, tasty, and simple cooking she witnessed during her stay.

Antica prepares its meals with fresh, organic produce, from its own farm and ingredients provided by certified organic farmers.

Since 2013 Chef Yohanis Gebreyesus Hailemariam has assumed the position of executive Chef at Antica Restaurant & Farm and currently shaping the menu through an approach that combines his educational background from Paul Bocuse Culinary School & Hotel management and his experience in the southern beaches of California U.S.A. The globally trained chef with a French culinary bases is dedicated to the creation of the next generation of multi-cultural dishes.