about

Monica Kisic (1982, Lima, Peru) is a scientist, chef and artist


She works to connect food-making with antropology, taste and habits, culture, sound, visual arts and space.

She is constantly searching for a gastronomy that goes beyond the palate and works collaboratively with artists from a variety of disciplines to further her work.

Education

2012 - 2013
BASQUE CULINARY
CENTER, DONOSTI,
GIPUZKOA
Master in Cooking.
Technique and Produce
2000 - 2005
UNIVERSIDAD PERUANA
CAYETANO HEREDIA
Lima, Peru - Bachelor in Biology
2006 - 2011
UNIVERSIDAD
AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
PhD Molecular Biology.
Outsanding ‘Cum Laude’

Highlighted
culinary
experience

2015 - PRES
DIRECTOR OF COME
CONCIENCIA SAC
Culinary research and development on artistic, artisinal & creative concepts
2014
IK RESTAURANT
CREATIVE AND EXECUTIVE CHEF
Lima, Peru
2015
BARRA55
Produce Concept and experimental cooking.
Lima, Peru
2013
BLUE HILL FARM AT STONE BARNES
1 michelin star,50 Best Restaurts list
New York, USA
2015
NERUA RESTAURANT
Chef Josean Alija;
1 michelin star,50 Best Restaurants list
Bilbao, Spain
2012
NUNZIO NINIVAGGIS
ARTISAN BAKERY
1 michelin star,50 Best Restaurts list
Altamura, Italy

Collaboration

2015
CO-FOUNDER OF ELEPHANTS & VOLCANOES
artist collective
elephantsandvolcanoes.com
2013
COME CONCIENCIA
Brian Morris Gallery
With Annika Kappner and Eric Maltz
New York, USA
2014
‘PALLARES IN SPACE’, ‘CHOCOLATE RIDGE’
with Annika Kappner

Lectures /
Symposiums /
Conferences

2015
MISTURA 2015
Developing a seasonal plate
Lima, Peru
2014
MISTURA 2014
Tomato: Lecture on produce.
Lima, Peru
2014
HUANCAYO GASTRONOMIC SYMPOSIUM
“La Puna; reflexiones sobre una cultura”.
Lecture on food and anthropology.
2014
EXPOALIMENTARIA 2014
Design and lecture on a plate inspired by culture.
Lima, Peru

Publications

2013
COME CONCIENCIA
Music, art and a 15 course-menu
Kappner A, Kisic M, Maltz E, et al.
2007
JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Kisic et al.
2011
JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY
Kisic et al.