Published on : Wednesday, January 18, 2017
The new edition of the Michelin Nordic Guide 2016 awarded 26 of its prestigious stars to 22 restaurants across Denmark. The new Michelin Nordic Guide also recognises outstanding culinary experiences in the Danish countryside for the very first time and restaurant Geranium in Copenhagen has become the country’s first ever restaurant to receive three Michelin stars.
Denmark is simply covered in star dust, as 2016’s edition of the Michelin Nordic Guide has awarded 3 stars to Rasmus Kofoed, winner of the prestigious Bocuse d’Or and World’s Best Chef 2011, for his organic world-class restaurant Geranium.
The guide also includes four new restaurants, bringing the number of Danish Michelin restaurants to a total of 22 with 20 of the coveted stars being awarded to 16 restaurants in Copenhagen; a new record for the city. In addition to the prestigious stars, Copenhagen and second city, Aarhus, were also awarded 11 Bib Gourmands given to restaurants that offer excellent value for money.