Top Chef Season 20 Victoire Gouloubi

Victoire Gouloubi

HOMETOWN: Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
LAST SEASON: Finalist, “Top Chef Italy,” Season 2

Born and raised in the Republic of the Congo, Victoire Gouloubi left her war-torn country and traveled to Italy to study law. It was there she found her passion for food and switched gears. She has cooked her way through notable restaurants in Europe from Italy to France and served as a Sous Chef under star Michelin chef Marc Farellacci at restaurant L’Assassino. Victoire combines her love for Italian food with African cuisine and uses an infinite range of ingredients to showcase her passion for European and Congolese flavors and traditions. She believes that food is a daily cure that can bring health and pleasure to taste. Victoire is the creator and host of the cooking television programs “Il Tocco di Victoire” and “La Mia Africa” for Sky TV. In 2021, she was named one of the 100 most influential women of 2021 by F magazine in Italy. A runner-up on the second season of “Top Chef Italy,” she currently resides in Milan as a private chef.