Witty, candid, and insightful: a chef's ode to his extraordinary restaurant, and a fascinating commentary on food culture
In 2019, Magnus Nilsson closed Fäviken, his one-of-a-kind restaurant in remote Sweden — a difficult decision, as it was close to his heart and at the height of its success. Here is the Fäviken story: how it became a world-class destination, how the industry it was a part of has changed, and why Magnus eventually elected to pursue new projects. His musings on topics from creative theory and sustainability to family and fame accompany 100+ memorable recipes from Magnus's remarkable Fäviken tenure.
Magnus Nilsson is one of the world's most creative and celebrated chefs, and the author of bestselling books Fäviken, The Nordic Cookbook, The Nordic Baking Book, and Nordic: A Photographic Essay of Landscapes. In 2020 Magnus became academy director of MAD, where he will develop an educational institution that equips the restaurant world with the skills, tools, and perspectives to make positive change.