Witty, candid, and insightful: a chef’s ode to his extraordinary restaurant, and a fascinating commentary on food culture
In 2019, Magnus Nilsson closed Fãviken, his one-of-a-kind restaurant in remote Sweden – a difficult decision, as it was close to his heart and at the height of its success. Here is the Fäviken story: how it became a world-class destination, how the industry it was a part of has changed, and why Magnus eventually elected to pursue new projects. His musings on topics from creative theory and sustainability to family and fame accompany 100+ memorable recipes from Magnus’s remarkable Fäviken tenure.
Reveals the secrets behind 100+ recipes for dishes created by Magnus during his 11 years as head chef
A first-hand account of Fäviken’s evolution and the lessons learned by its head chef Magnus Nilsson
Explores sustainability, accountability, social media, fame’s pros and cons, the importance of craft over innovation, and how to care for an apple tree
Stunning photography by Erik Olsson, who has closely documented Fäviken over the years
Textural case made of blue cloth and red paper with a wood-grain effect that references the shape and colour of the Fäviken building.