Maksut Askar

Maksut Askar is the chef owner of the restaurant ‘Neolokal’ located in Salt Galata Museum in Istanbul. With modern takes on Anatolian Cuisine, he cooks deeply into the heart of guests who experience “Neolokal” with refined family cooking of not only Maksut’s childhood and emotions but also the root and traditions within this very geography, in which he believes is the real Anatolian Cuisine.
Maksut Askar studied both culinary and service management for 7 years. He worked in F&B industry while and after his studies. This period led him into a passion for taste design and he reflected this passion in various artistic projects. He is chasing his dreams as a chef since 10 years.