Rasmus Kofoed of Geranium Lands Third Michelin Star

On a recent flying visit to Copenhagen I had an opportunity to catch up with Rasmus Kofoed at Geranium. Every time we meet I really enjoy our conversations that range from food, to travel, family, industry goings on, and life. People around him comment about how he is so animated and it is unusual to…

Ann and Peter Haigh – On The Menu Radio Program

Ann and Peter Haigh are an inspiration to me. They have been part of the food scene for a long time and have earned the respect and affection of all of us in the industry. It is such fun to watch Ann holding court at industry events like the James Beard awards surrounded by some…

Chef Soren Selin of Restaurant AOC, Copenhagen and His Two Michelin-Starred Cuisine

Joining Noma and Geranium last year in the two Michelin-star lineup is Restaurant AOC helmed by Chef Søren Selin. The restaurant with a subdued ambiance is uniquely housed in the cellar of a 17th century building, a short walk from the picturesque water front of Nyhaven. The minimalistic decor with whitewashed walls and vaulted ceilings are a perfect backdrop for chef Selin’s beautifully plated dishes, with wine pairings by co-owner Christian Aarø, the champion sommelier.

Chef Sven Elverfeld of Aqua: Modernity & Innovation in Germany

In conversations about contemporary gastronomy, Germany tends to be overshadowed by its neighbors like France, Italy or Spain in spite of its eleven three Michelin starred restaurants. Deutschland is not where most Gastro tourists head to, unless they are familiar with the prowess of contemporary German chefs such as Sven Elverfeld.