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About Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival

Copenhagen is a city with great food experiences around every corner. From classic fine dining over new nordic cuisine, wine and local cider to street food from all around the world, great coffee and all sorts of artisinal pastry and bread. Even the most skeptical food critics have long applauded Copenhagen's gastronomic scene.

Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival is a ten-day celebration Copenhagen's food scene and Denmark as a food nation. You can look forward to a heap of unique experiences with anything related to Copenhagen's food scene ranging from local restaurants and chefs to commited actors and food producers. Look forward to one of a kind food experiences developed especially for the festival.

Every year more than 50.000 people take part in Copenhagen Cooking and enjoy seasonal cooking and social events as well as thought-provoking workshops and debates. The festival offers events for the public as well as business to business conferences and meetings. That way we get to seat all foodies amateurs and professionals alike at the same table.

In 2020 the festival runs from 21st - 30th of August. Our Festival Site is open August 26-30.

Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival is made possible with the support and help from our partners.


Board and Patron

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 nurture and feed the interest in Danish and Nordic gastronomy and food culture through PR campaigns and events. FOOD is also the organiser of Food Festival in Aarhus.

We are located at the Hotel and Restaurant School in Valby, Vigerslev Allé 18, DK-2500 Valby. Click here to get in touch with current employees.

Members of The Board of FOOD:

  • Formand: Kim Rahbek Hansen
  • Jakob Bernhard Knudsen, Arla
  • Jakob Skovgaard, Danish Crown
  • Per Krogsgaard Christiansen, Miljø- og Fødevareministeriet
  • Line Nørbæk, Erhvervsministeriet
  • Michael Jørgensen, 3F
  • Anders Bering, Carlsberg Danmark
  • Thomas Jakobsen, Københavns Kommune