First he won bronze. Then silver. And finally, in 2011, he received the golden statue, the proof that he was the winner of Bocuse d’Or and thereby the title “the world’s best chef”.
In 2013, Rasmus Kofoed received his second Michelin star within only two years at Restaurant Geranium in the corner of Copenhagen’s national stadium.
High rising. Second to none.
Geranium is a 1st. class Nordic luxury restaurant practicing minimalistic cooking. The restaurant has quickly grown a reputation for its inventive and highly intuitive culinary approach through its aim to explore the area of tension between the urbane and the natural with dishes of amazing delicacy.
Kofoed has undertaken to create meals that involve all the diner’s senses, as well as to challenge perceptions through his cooking.
Among the ingredients on Geranium’s tasting menu, ceps, heather, sheep butter, dried leaves and pine needles contribute to this Nordic experience of terroir cooking at its finest.
The restaurant was awarded The Nordic Prize 2013 as best restaurant. Read this in-depth article on the Nordic Star Chef and Bocuse d’Or Legend by the esteemed US Food Magazine Honest Cooking.
Rasmus Kofoed exclusively offers his gastronomic excellence for lectures, food festivals, consultancy, private dining and exclusive dinner parties.
In case of interest or/and press, please contact Kristian Brask Thomsen at: [email protected]
Restaurant Geranium is a lucid, light and dynamic kitchen. It’s mission is to create meals that involve all senses – restores, challenges and enriches.
The restaurant is a top notch of a growing breed of Nordic restaurants practising its homeland’s minimalistic, simple cooking; what sets it apart from many others, however, is the tremendous skill of head chef and Bocuse d’Or Legend Rasmus Kofoed.
Therefore Geranium has also rapidly grown a reputation for its inventive and highly intuitive culinary approach through its aim to explore the area of tension between the urbane and the natural with dishes of amazing delicacy.
The restaurant is situated on the corner topfloor of of the Danish national stadium, Parken, at the Commen Gardens from where one can follow the seasons’ journey through the tree crowns, catch glimpses of the citys green copper roofs and just see the windmills of Øresund.
The location emphasizes Geraniums vision of gastronomic clarity and diversity. It explores the area of tension between the urbane and the natural.
Geranium holds 2 stars in Guide Michelin and is currently ranked #45 at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants (second ranking year).
Nordic Star Chef Rasmus Kofoed and Co-Restaurateur Sommelier Søren Ledet exclusively offer their excellence for lectures, food festivals, consultancy and exclusive dinner parties.
In case of interest, credentials or/and press, please contact Kristian Brask Thomsen at: [email protected]
Photograph by: Claes Bech-Poulsen