Finnish master chef Matti Jämsen won the cooking competition which wrapped up the tenth annual Food and Fun festival in Reykjavík last weekend and earned the title “Food and Fun Chef of the Year” and a drinking horn trophy.
Matti Jämsen. Courtesy of Food and Fun.
The top three chefs were all Nordic; Andreas Andersson from Denmark, who was a guest chef at Fiskfélagid during the festival, placed second and Even Ramsvik from Norway, who cooked up delicacies at Sjávarkjallarinn, third.
Jämsen, who was a guest chef at Vox during the festival, is experienced in culinary competitions; he participated in the Bocuse d’Or in France on behalf of Finland in January, where he placed fifth.
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