Danish restaurant Noma is closed, the cook starts urban farm (with kitchen)

The Danish restaurant Noma, that, for some years, invariably top the lists of best and most influential restaurants in the world is adorned, will by the end of 2016 the doors close. Chef René Redzepi wants to be a new concept to start, “as a farm”.

René Redzepi of Noma, here in Tokyo © REUTERS

That says the 37-year-old top chef in The New York Times.

He already has a new location chosen in the district of Christiania in Copenhagen, according to a report in the American newspaper. The property, which is currently still full of graffiti and skate-disaster state, will be renovated. On the roof of the building is a conservatory and in the garden a floating boerderijgedeelte.

René Redzepi is known for his seasonal cooking and wants to be with this new concept even more connecting with nature, ” he says. The chef calls it boederijgebeuren a “logical step” but is also “very nervous” about this new challenge. The last service at the old Noma will take place on new year’s eve 2016. The new restaurant will be in the course of 2017 the opening of the doors.


It is, says a critic in the newspaper, an attempt to have more control to acquire the ingredients to produce, while agriculture, of course, also remain unpredictable.

In recent years, served Noma becoming more stringent seasonal products and menus.

The team of the restaurant at the end of december to mid-april on a trip and install in Sydney, Australia, where it will work with seasonal Australian ingredients. Previously worked one time from Tokyo.


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