DANIEL ROUGE MADSEN
We are proud to welcome Norway’s top chef Mr Daniel Rouge Madsen officially as a member of The Union of Excellence and became our first member from Norway, specialized in bespoke Nordic dining experience.
Daniel Rouge Madsen is known as Founder & CEO of DRM of Norway (a corporate member), leading an award-winning team of Norwegian Master Chefs, supported by Bocuse d’Or and Michelin experience. He has worked at some of the world’s best restaurants, including the 3-star Michelin Michel Roux, Waterside Inn in London and the 2-star Michelin Le Moulin in France. He became inspired by the culinary arts during his travels around the world from Singapore to New York and beyond.
Daniel has had a cooking show with Gordon Ramsay, and has shared a public speaking platform with Rene Redzepi, founder of Noma, the world’s number one restaurant. He has entertained presidents, politicians, royalty and celebrities such as Liz Hurley, Justin Bieber, Cliff Richard, Chris Rea and Jeremy Irons. The passionate masterchef has also cooked for The Norwegian Royal family for over 15 years, during state visits and special celebrations. Together with Bocuse d’Or winner and Culinary Team Masters, he co-authored Norway’s Best Cookbook of 2012 – “The best seafood from the cold clear waters of Norway”.
AWARDS & TV EXPOSURE
He has hosted many TV shows in Norway such as “Totally Wild”, with actor Stig Henrik Hoff, and “Hands-off, chef” where he cooks along with 96 celebrities. His passion for food has inspired more than 100 million viewers worldwide on television, YouTube and other media.
Madsen has won many prizes such as an “Excellence Award” from the Hilton Hotel, but he is most proud of the “Brand of the Year 2013” award he received in Paris, in recognition for inspiring over 40 million viewers with his passion for cooking in the TV success on French M6 with “Assiette Norvégienne”. Winners from previous years include VISA and Louis Vuitton.