Rene Redzepi is a Danish chef and co-owner of the two-Michelin star restaurant Noma in the Christianshavn neighborhood of Copenhagen, Denmark. Rene Redzepi's restaurant Noma was voted the best restaurant in the world for the past 3 years by San Pellegrino Awards, in in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Redzepi is noted for his work for the reinvention and refinement of a new Nordic cuisine and food that is characterized by inventiveness and clean flavors. After choosing a culinary career, he trained at the restaurant Pierre Andre which had just opened in Copenhagen and soon received a Michelin star. He first visited El Bulli as a guest in 1998 and subsequently worked there during the 1999 season. Back in Copenhagen he started working at Kong Hans Kælder which had been one of the city's leading gourmet restaurants since the mid-1970s. In 2001 he spent four months working at French Laundry but returned to Kong Hans Kælder and Copenhagen. In December 2002, Redzepi was contacted by Claus Meyer, who had been offered to operate a restaurant at the North Atlantic House, a former 18th century warehouse which was being turned into a cultural centre for the North Atlantic region. Noma was opened in 2004 with Redzepi as the head chef. With his restaurant Noma, chef Rene Redzepi has placed Copenhagen and the Nordic countries on the global map of gastronomy. Today he is at the top of the culinary world, being regarded by many as the best chef in the world. Rene is pushing the boundaries of cooking and is one of the most influential chefs in the world, both through his avant-garde cooking style and fresh cooking philosophy. Rene Redzepi's Chef and Restaurant Awards include: 2006: 33rd Best Restaurant in the World Restaurant Top 50 2007: 15th Best Restaurant in the World Restaurant Top 50 2008: 10th Best Restaurant in the World Restaurant Top 50 2008: TripAdvisor rated Noma as the best restaurant in the world. 2008: Rene Redzepi was named International Chef of the Year at the Lo Mejor de la Gastronomia conference in San Sebastian, Spain Since 2008: Noma, Michelin Guide, two stars Since 2009: Noma, 3rd-best restaurant in the world from Restaurant magazine and Best "Chefs' Choice" Restaurant in the World 2010: Noma, Best Restaurant in the World 2011: Noma, Best Restaurant in the World 2012: Rene Redzepi listed in TIMES 2012 100 most influential people in the world 2012: Noma, Best Restaurant in the World
Rene Redzepi is the acclaimed chef and owner of restaurant Noma, the reigning title-holder of 'Best Restaurant in the World' for the past three years.
Rene's dishes are fresh and innovative, such as a fried mussel served in an edible seaweed 'shell', live fjord shrimp, and radishes with edible dirt.
He is great!
Rene Redzepi was trained by the best chefs in the world, notably Ferran Adria at El Bulli and Thomas Keller at The French Laundry.
His cuisine is mind blowing. Eating in his resteurant is an unforgettable experience which changes our overview on food. Genrous, modest and talented.