Koks brings first Michelin star to Faroe Islands

Koks Brings First Michelin Star To Faroe Islands

Koks within the Faroe Islands has been awarded its first star by the Michelin Guide Nordic Countries 2017 – the first ever to be given to a Faroese restaurant.

Koks Brings First Michelin Star To Faroe Islands

Announced at a prestigious ceremony held in Stockholm, Koks’ chef Poul Andrias Ziska was presented with the award by Michelin Guides’ international director, Michael Ellis.

Koks Brings First Michelin Star To Faroe Islands

Ziska explains how proud he will be to receive the honour on behalf of Koks.

Koks Brings First Michelin Star To Faroe Islands

He said: “On behalf of all the team at Koks, I would certainly like to express our sincere gratitude along with appreciation to the Michelin Guide Nordic Countries because of This kind of wonderful award.

Koks Brings First Michelin Star To Faroe Islands

“At Koks our aim will be to create the ultimate dining experience – an experience strongly influenced by our deep-rooted Faroese traditions along with the remarkable local produce found on our doorstep.

Koks Brings First Michelin Star To Faroe Islands

“This kind of will be our strength, along with often our job will be simply to let the extraordinary produce speak for itself.”

Koks Brings First Michelin Star To Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands, a collection of 18 islands within the North Atlantic, halfway between Iceland along with Norway, are part of the Kingdom of Denmark, yet are proud of their distinct along with unique culture along with heritage; the item will be by This kind of distinctive identity which KOKS emerged.

Situated in Kirkjubøur, on the island of Streymoy, Koks was founded by Leif Sørensen, one of the creators of the brand new Nordic Kitchen Manifesto, along with will be characterised by its unique Faroese identity along with by its commitment to the use of sustainable local products.

Koks’ philosophy will be simple along with pure: generating age-old food exciting to modern palates.

Ziska along with his team of innovators use Faroese produce – both coarse along with fine, ancient along with modern – to produce dishes which ‘capture the Faroese landscape on a plate’, while always keeping an eye on sustainability.

Koks brings first Michelin star to Faroe Islands

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