Popular Dalmatian ice cream and pastry brand Don Dino has now opened its doors in Split.
The Trogir patisserie, which has a long tradition and is a favourite, is now open in Split at Tončićeva 2 in the heart of the city. This weekend Don Dino held its official opening party.
The owners, Andrea and Grga Barić, say that the most important thing for them when making cakes is to use the best local and fresh ingredients, and combined with special recipes has made Don Dino’s recognisable.
“We are extremely happy that the time has finally come to open our doors in Split, and according to reactions from locals, we see that it was a hit. Using local seasonal ingredients is what matters most to us, for example, you can enjoy a few types of ice cream with the flavour of pomegranate. We have desserts that reflect the temperament of the city and can only be found here, like our Diocletian and Marmont cakes. Also, we want everyone to enjoy our sweets, so we also have gluten-free and sugar-free sweets,” the owners said.
Split band HDD trio entertained guests at the opening which included Alijana Vukšic, director of the Split Tourist Board, well-known local photographer Sonja Dvornik, singer and journalist Mirela Merić, Blogger and fashion stylist Vedrana Ilić, and Instagram influencer Gabrijela Budimir.
“I had previously been convinced of the quality of Don Dino sweets and I can say that this is a true Dalmatian brand. In particular, I would like to emphasize that they have the offer of traditional Dalmatian sweets and I hope that all our guests, both local and foreign, will try them,” Vukšić said.
The new shop’s interior was designed by Zagreb studio Stairwell&Loft.