René Redzepi

Chef, Copenhagen


René Redzepi Introduces the Second MAD Symposium

René is the chef and co-owner of Noma, a restaurant in Copenhagen that opened in 2004 and specializes in Nordic cuisine. It has received two Michelin stars every year since 2008 and was named the ‘Best Restaurant in the World’ by San Pellegrino for three consecutive years – 2010, 2011 and 2012 as well as 2014. Previously, he cooked at elBulli and the French Laundry. Here are his opening remarks at the second MAD Symposium in 2012.

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