Chef at the Restaurant Le petit Nicolas
Viktor is the chef at Le petit Nicolas. He has over 10 years of experience as a chef in one of the most prestigious restaurants in the country, amongst which is the restaurant chain “Viktoriya”, before he joined the team at Le petit Nicolas. Viktor has gained a broad experience and taste of the European, Mediterranean and Bulgarian cuisine, particularly in catering which is his passion. He often says that work for him is like conquering mountain peaks which is actually his hobby. Maintaining high standards and being ready to pay the price for your perfectionism, according to him, requires serious personal sacrifices (especially in a country like ours).
Manager of the Helen Doron Learning Centre in Plovdiv
Stanimira or just Mira (as she prefers people to call her) is a manager and headteacher at the Helen Doron Learning Centre in Plovdiv. Previously, she has worked in the field of formal education as an EFL teacher for 12 years. Mira graduated from the Plovdiv University and holds a BA in Bulgarian and English Philology; later, she added a BA in Spanish Philology from the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She also gained some international experience participating in a series of educational exchange programs which led her to Austria, England and the USA. During the years 2013 – 2015 Mira became an alumnus of Teach for Bulgaria Foundation. Her interests are mainly in the fields of linguistics and translation, technology integration in teaching and educational innovations. She is married, and her work is her hobby. Mira joined the team of Le Petit Nicolas because she firmly believes that the key to success for every child is in the good command of foreign languages.