Day 10: Thursday, December 18
Chef: Esben Holmboe Bang,
Maaemo — Oslo, Norway
Esben is head chef and co-owner of Norway’s groundbreaking restaurant, Maaemo. He focuses on creating an experience around the clean, bright flavors of the rugged Norwegian countryside. His bold style of cooking has won many accolades; in 2012, just 15 months after opening, Maaemo was awarded two Michelin stars in its first entry in the prestigious Guide—the only restaurant in the Nordics to do so.
Top 100 European Restaurants, #49, Opinionated About Dining, 2014
Two Stars, Michelin Guide
100 Most Influential Chefs in the World, TIME Magazine, 2013