Danish chef Rene Redzepi, one of Europe's brightest talents, will perform a culinary demonstration in the UK for the first time at Caterer and Hotelkeeper's annual Chef Conference in May.
Redzepi - whose Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, holds two Michelin stars - has become famous for pioneering a contemporary interpretation of Danish and Nordic cuisine showcasing the region's ingredients, including musk ox and ultra-fresh seafood.
His training is in the classical French tradition and he numbers a spell with the renowned Pourcel brothers at Le Jardin des Sens in Montpelier.
Jason Atherton, head chef at London's Maze restaurant, one of a stellar line-up of chefs cooking at the Chef Conference gala dinner, said: "Every now and then a chef comes along and makes a difference and Rene's one of them.
The Chef Conference takes place at the InterContinental London Park Lane hotel on 12 May. For more details see www.chefconference.co.uk
By Joanna Wood
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