Rasmus Kofoed,a native of Denmark, grew up in the old ferry town of Vordingborg, located 100km south of Copenhagen. His love of nature, vegetables and cooking came from his mother who often took him with her while foraging in the forest or along the coastline. His confidence in the kitchen grew while receiving praise for […]


Gunnar Hvarnes is the eighth Norwegian to mount the Bocuse d’Or podium. A fine achievement for this chef whose first experience in the world of cooking was as a dishwasher in the kitchen of a ferryboat between Norway and Sweden! He started out as an apprentice in a hotel in Gaustablikk, a popular ski resort in […]


Tommy Myllymäki undeniably belongs to the young generation of Swedish chefs who have travelled and experienced various culinary traditions but are eager to develop Nordic cuisine, which is increasingly rooted in its environment: simple, direct and self-evident, highlighting vegetables and nature. His grandmother Kerttu’s cooking inspired his passion for his future profession and rooted him […]