The 2019 Michelin Guide to the Nordic Countries was unveiled in Aarhus, Denmark today with news of three new 2-star and 4 new 1-star restaurants.
René Redzepi's re-imaginedNoma 2.0 in Copenhagenhas recovered its two stars following its new opening in February last year.
Gastrologikin Stockholm, founded and led byJacob Holmström and Anton Bjuhr joins the two star club, as does KOKS in the Faroe Islands where Chef Poul Andrias Zisca also received the Michelin Nordic Guide Young Chef 2019 award.
In the one star ratings, Trondheim in Norway staked a claim on the culinary map with two restaurants, FAGN and Credo, both obtaining a star, joined by restaurants Palace in Helsinki and Alouette in Copenhagen.
Credo restaurant also received the Michelin Nordic Guide Sustainability Award 2019 for its efforts in promoting sustainable dining.
Michelin Guide Nordic Countries 2019 includes restaurants in the most important gourmet areas in Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.
The region now houses:
Three 3-star restaurants (Geranium, Maaemoand Frantzén who all retained their three stars in the 2019 selection)
Ten 2-star restaurants (three of which are new - see list below)
51 one star restaurants (four of which are new - see list below)
34 Bib Gourmand restaurants (three of which are new - Selma in Copenhagen, Moment in Rønde, Skál! in Reykjavik).
Michelin Guide to the Nordic Countries 2019
New Two Star Restaurants
Noma - Copenhagen, Denmark Gastrologik - Stockholm, Sweden KOKS - Faroe Islands
Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.