“Joy is finding new exciting flavour combinations”
Johanna Ekelund, chef AVEQIA Stockholm.
Johannas background is a bit different as most of our chefs started their training as teenagers. Johanna has had a long career as a graphic designer and worked in advertising for many years before deciding to follow her passion and retrain as a chef.
She has many food memories, but one that stands out is the perfect pasta Vongole in Rome. Very few ingredients, but all the produce was perfect and the dish was cooked with tons of love.
“I like food where the flavours are clean, clear and lift eachother”
At home Johanna likes to serve Chevré chaud with sweet red onion chutney, red wine heavy beef stew and for pudding; french chocolate merengues with whipped cream and vanilla ice-cream – fingerlicking good!
“The best aspect of working at AVEQIA is when the guests sit down for their meal, proud and a little bit surprised at what they’ve created. It’s gives you a real buzz to make guests exceed their own expectations!”