Geranium (restaurant)

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Geranium
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Geranium on eighth floor in H-Tårn, Parken.
Restaurant information
Established

2007 (in Kongens Have)

2010 (in Parken)
Current owner(s)

Rasmus Kofoed
Søren Ørbæk Ledet

Seier Capital (80 %)
Head chef Rasmus Kofoed
Rating 3 Michelin stars
City Denmark København
Website geranium.dk

Geranium is a Danish gourmet restaurant, situated in Parken in the center of Copenhagen. The head chef is the Danish chef Rasmus Kofoed, who won the Bocuse d'Or in 2011. It is the only Danish three-starred restaurant according to the Michelin Guide.

History[edit]

Restaurant Geranium was opened in the spring of 2007 in Kongens Have in Copenhagen by Rasmus Kofoed and Søren Ledet. Although the restaurant received a Michelin star in 2008 it was forced to close in 2009, but reopened in Parken, Østerbro in 2010.[1]

In March 2013 the restaurant received two Michelin stars.[2] In April same year they were named the worlds 45th best restaurant by San Pellegrino's The Worlds 50 best restaurants in 2013, which was an improvement of four positions, going from the 49th position.[3] The restaurant kept the two michelin stars for 2014.[4] On February 24, 2016, Geranium was the first Danish restaurant to receive three Michelin stars. The Norwegian Michelin restaurant Maaemo also received three stars, which made these two restaurants the first Nordic restaurants to have three Michelin stars.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geranium - fra Kongens Have til FCKs Parken AOK".
  2. ^ Fakta: Her er Danmarks Michelin-restauranter 2013 . Politiken. Retrieved 8/12-2013
  3. ^ Nyt fra Geranium. geranium.dk. Retrieved 8/12-2013
  4. ^ Fakta: Her er alle de danske Michelin-stjerner. Dr.dk. Retrieved 12/3-2014
  5. ^ "Geranium er Danmarks første trestjernede Michelin-restaurant". DR. 2016-02-24.
  6. ^ "Så lykkedes det endelig" - Tre Michelinstjerner til Danmark

External links[edit]

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