Nordic chef prepares for Muscat residency

Nordic chef Mads Refslund, co-founder of two Michelin-starred Noma Restaurant, will be joining the Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa, Muscat from January 6 to 9, 2018.

The celebrity chef will curate a degustation menu for four days. Recognized as one of the most creative chefs in the world, Chef Refslund will take guests on an innovative culinary journey during his four-night guest chef appearance at Sultanah.

Mads Refslund
Mads Refslund

Together with René Redzepi, Refslund was a co-founder and chef of Noma restaurant, a restaurant that was nominated ‘The Best Restaurant in the World’ by San Pellegrino four times. His other notable achievements include winning the ‘Critics Choice / Dish of the Year’ award in Denmark in 2003, 2007, 2008 and 2009, which made him the most decorated chef in Denmark in 2010. After leaving Noma, Refslund opened MR restaurant in Copenhagen, which received a Michelin star in the first year.

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Now living in New York, where he previously helmed NYC’s ACME and launched the Nordic food craze in the city, Chef Mads is preparing to open a new restaurant in spring 2018 Williamsburg, which will reportedly be "guided by the principles of fire and ice." In his cuisine, Refslund tries to keep the taste and aroma of the raw products to emphasize what is inherent in the very nature of the dish.