Essencia Restaurant

The Team

Tiago Sabarigo

Chef and owner

Tiago Sabarigo, Chef and Owner, born in Évora, Portugal, where he studied and started to work in hospitality. Tiago worked at prestigious and high quality places such as Ritz Four Seasons in Lisbon, Petrus by Gordon Ramsay, Texture Restaurant & Champagne Bar and Costes Downtown. Tiago's kitchen features the harmony, balance with a different combinations of flavors and textures. Since 5 years in Budapest, Tiago along side with his wife, Éva, planned a new project by the name of Essencia.

Éva Jenei


The passion of hospitality comes from her childhood, so it was never a question to work in this area.Her professional education started in international luxury hotels, and after spending 10 years in front of house positions, she left the world of hotels for a dream with his husband, Tiago- which is Essencia Restaurant. In Essencia as private dining and reservations manager she is ensuring a flawless, high-class, and unique dining experience.