FESTIVAL ORGANISATION AND PATRONAGE
HRH Princess Marie of Denmark is the Patron of Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival.
Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival is organised by Food Organisation of Denmark (FOOD), a non-profit organisation created to raise awareness of, and stimulate interest in, Danish and Nordic gastronomy and food culture through PR campaigns and events. FOOD is also the organiser of Food Festival in Aarhus.
Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival’s secretariat is staffed by three permanent employees, a number of project managers and volunteers, and is located at the Hotel and Restaurant School in Valby, Vigerslev Allé 18, DK-2500 Valby.
Click here to view a list of current employees.
Chairman Kim Rahbek Hansen, CEO of Sticks'n'Sushi
Jakob Bernhard Knudsen, Country Director of Arla Denmark
Mette Rothmann, Vice President, Danish Crown
Per Krogsgaard Christiansen, Head of Department, Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark
Andrew Hjuler Crichton, Commercial Legal Director of the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs
Marianne Kragh, Head of Education in Horesta (national trade association for the hotel, restaurant and tourism industry in Denmark)
Mikkel Aarø-Hansen, CEO Wonderful Copenhagen
Thomas Jakobsen, Director of Culture and Leisure Administration, City of Copenhagen
The advisory board in 2017/2018:
Niels Brandt Lønborg, Torvehallerne
Kaspar Mørk Arianto, Madklubben
Lisa Lov, Relæ
Virginia Anne Newton, Geranium
Henrik Brinks, Copenhagen Distillery
Rasmus Palsgård, Feinschmeckeren.dk / Nimb
Helle Brønnum Carlsen, N. Zahles School
Peter Nøhr Christensen, Kost
Elisabet Skylare, Nordic Council of Ministers
Kristoffer Melson, Foreningen Byhøst