Gísli Matthías Auðunsson, chef at Skál and Slippurinn in the Westman Islands.

SKÁL receives a Bib Gourmand Michelin award

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The Icelandic chef's team

Icelandic culinary team wins gold medal

26 Nov 2018 The Icelandic team of chefs won a gold medal at the Expogast Villeroy and Boch Culinary Cup yesterday, a contest which takes place every four years in Luxembourg.

Georg Arnar Halldórsson, Snædís Xyza Jónsdóttir Ocampo, Mrs Eliza Reid, Kara Guðmundsdóttir and Hafliði Halldórsson.

First Lady to accompany Icelandic National Culinary Team to Luxembourg

19 Nov 2018 The Icelandic National Culinary team will be competing at the Expogast Villeroy and Boch Culinary Cup which takes place every four years in Luxembourg. First Lady Eliza Reid will be accompanying the team who are determined to do even better than four years ago.

The Icelandic national culinary team.

All members of Icelandic culinary team resign due to deal with salmon farming company

7 Sep 2018 Fourteen members of the Icelandic culinary team have resigned from the team due to a deal made by the chef's assocation with Arnarlax, a controversial salmon farming company.

WIld chef Úlfar Finnbjörnsson.

Books: Taste of Iceland chosen best in the world

13 Jun 2018 The all Icelandic cookbook, Taste of Iceland, has been chosen best in the world by the prestigious Gourmand cookbook award. The book is written by Icelandic "wild chef" Úlfar Finnbjörnsson.

The restaurant only seats 11 people.

Iceland's smallest restaurants opens its doors

16 Apr 2018 Iceland's smallest restaurant to date only seats eleven people and to obtain a seat you have to book online.

Hafsteinn Ólafsson and Hinrik Lárusson.

Two Icelanders compete in Nordic Chef of the Year

20 Mar 2018 Two Icelanders are competing in the Nordic Chef of the Year contest and another Icelander is competing in the Nordic Waiter of the Year contest.

Slippurinn restaurant and the new wave of cooking coming from Iceland

24 Jan 2018 The Slow Food association has published an interview with Icelandic wunderkind chef Gísli Matthías Auðunsson. He's the founder of the critically acclaimed restaurant Slippurinn in the Westman Islands and also runs a small restaurant, Skál, at Hlemmur Mathöll, the food hall in Reykjavik.

Raagnar Eiriksson, here at Dill restaurant.

Dill chef to become head chef at Holt

21 Dec 2017 Ragnar Eiríksson who currently heads the prestigious Dill restaurant which is Icelands only Michelin star restaurant is set to become head chef at Holtið, a new restaurant at Hótel Holt, one of Reykjavik's most established hotels.

Icelandic chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason, here photographed at the renowned Dill restaurant in Reykjavik.

Michelin star for Icelandic chef's restaurant in New York

16 Nov 2016 Chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason, formerly of Dill in Reykjavik, moved to New York early this year to open the restaurant Agern with Danish entrepreneur and TV host Claus Meyer. Last night, Eater divulged the list of restaurants in New York who are awarded or keep a Michelin star.

Gíslason is the former head chef of acclaimed Reykjavik restaurant Dill.

Rave reviews for acclaimed Icelandic chef in New York Times

7 Aug 2016 Restaurant Agern in New York, the latest venture by Danish food entrepreneur Klaus Meyer has received rave reviews in the New York Times. Head chef of Agern Gunnar Karl Gíslason is the former chef of Reykjavik restaurant Dill.


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