Gökmen Sözen

Gokmen Sozen, the Editorial Director of FoodinLife Gastronomy publications has been in the media sector since 1993 and started his career by working at media channels such as Cine 5 and Star TV. Starting projects in the Horeca sector in 1999, Sozen founded FoodinLife magazine in 2007, which today follows all the updates in the gastronomy sector.


Organizing important competitions in the gastronomy sector such as Local Chef, Osmanli Mutfagi, Pastry of Istanbul and Chefs of the Future, Sozen also publishes a professional sector directory for gourmets and the HoReCa industry. He has organized the event for and hosted world-renowned chefs at the 1st, 2nd and 3rd International Gastromasa Gastronomy Conferences, which have received an incredible amount of attention from guests.


Gokmen Sozen also provides special food and beverage consulting to companies and organizes events. In addition to this he has a tasting kitchen and holds gastronomy tours in Turkey and the world with his project, Gastroway. Sozen has also been a food photographer for many years and is successfully continuing his career in the gastronomy sector with brands such as Foodinlife, Patisserie by Foodinlife, Coffee Business, Gastroway and Food and Woman. Additionally, he has published Turkey’s first global gastronomy magazine, FoodinLife World under the SOZEN brand.