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Who is Frida?

Award-winning chef. And so much more. A visionary, dynamic and creative chef with a small piece of Japan in a big Nordic heart.

Culinary director at TAK and UNN in Stockholm, leading the development of the gastronomical and conceptual vision, making Japanese food more Nordic. Also founder of the restaurants Råkultur and vRå, winner of White Guide Rising Star of the Year, Karin Franssons mentorprice, a silver medal in Seven Sushi Samurai , Årets smakskapare 2017, Årets Svenska Måltidslitteratur with Rå som Sushi 2017. To name some. 

Frida wants

To create sustainability from the inside, not just from a perspective of consumption but also when it comes to the products. How do we actually take care of the food, and how do we reach its real flavours? That is what the main focus of a chef’s daily work is all about. 

Current event – People of the north

A TV series produced by Tellus Works where I, together with Arne Hjeltnes and Stig Bareksten, meet people who live in the North. We experience exciting travel destinations, food culture and talk to interesting people. The first season has focused on Northern Norway and the second season is now being planned. The purpose of the series is to highlight and convey new places to travel to in our fantastic Nordic region for more sustainable travel. The series will be shown on various tv-channels around the world.

Frida works with

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Restaurang TAK Oslo

In the new Oslo hotel, Sommerro is now TAK Oslo just opened. The restaurant in Oslo has the same concept as in Stockholm with Nordic-Japanese gastronomy. The dishes show unique combinations with Norwegian and Japanese cuisine, where I am inspired by unique Norwegian ingredients such as dried cod, bokna fish, seaweed & brown cheese.

The restaurant has 2 floors on the roof of the hotel, on floor 7 we have the Izakaya bar and terrace and floor 8 the main restaurant TAK. You have a view of the whole of Oslo and the Oslofjord from both restaurants and I promise that this is the place to be right now.

I would like to wish you a warm welcome to our sister restaurant TAK in Oslo

Visit TAK Oslo

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Restaurang TAK

One of the largest ála carte restaurants in Stockholm for all types of guests in a Gert Wingård designed interior. The food is excitingly Nordic with a lot of influences from Japan.

Brunkebergstorg 2-4, 111 51 Stockholm

Visit TAK

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Restaurang UNN

A teppanyaki redefined restaurant with very limited seating and a set menu cooked right in front of you. Together with the absolute highest quality of seasonal ingredients paired with selected beverages. 

Brunkebergstorg 2-4, 111 51 Stockholm

Visit UNN

Frida´s books

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Nordisk sushi

Nordic Sushi is a new edition of “Raw Like Sushi” filled with more fun sushi recipes and simplified techniques to be able to cook the perfect sushi rice at home, the book is available for purchase in Sweden and Norway

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Food retreat

Smart green recipes based on nutrient dense, vitamin packed vegetables and herbs, sometimes with the addition of seafood. The book contains sections with moderate bowls, sashimi, hot and cold broths, brilliant snacks and smoothies, and sweets that do just fine without unnecessary sugar.

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Möjligheternas kokbok

The Hunger Project in collaboration with Frida has produced a cookbook with recipes that are climate-smart, creative and focused on making the most of the raw material. It will inspire you to create food from what is close by and things that are otherwise often thrown away. The income will support the work against hunger and poverty.

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Rå som sushi

Rå som sushi is a fish and shellfish focused cookbook where you don’t just find recepies but also various techniques on how to prepare fish. It has all the traditional recepies, but also modern variants in a very relaxed way.

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Other projects

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Kockarnas kamp

Frida took part in the chefs competition ”Kockarnas Kamp” at TV 4 in 2021. She became nr 3 and took a bronze medal in the competition. You can see the show at TV 4 play.

 

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MSC ambassador – Sweden

To be able to make the right choices when cooking, I need to know the products origin, that the fish is caught in a sustainable way. Certifications like MSC makes my life as a chef easier and it makes a big difference. Just to choose a certification that you believe in can inspire people to make a difference. 

Visit MSC

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Hunger project ambassador – Sweden

The Hunger Project is a non-profit organization that works to eliminate hunger and poverty. The organization operates in Asia, Africa and Latin America. With women in focus, they educate and strengthen people to improve and develop their lives and communities themselves. The starting point is always to strengthen girls and women, so that girls have the opportunity to go to school and women can start businesses.

Visit The Hunger Project

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Orrefors 

A genuine creative cooperation together with Orrefors where we made a Scandinavian sake collection. Me and artist Erika Lagerbielke met in form and function resulting in something unique. Hopefully more products and projects will follow.

Visit Orrefors

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Miljömålsberedningen  

The environmental target committee was set up by the government in July 2010 to now have a political consensus on a number of different environmental issues. Frida is now choosen to work with the committee and give expert advice. 

Visit Sveriges Miljömål

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New ambassadors at Frisk Mat 

Frida Ronge and Fredrik Eriksson both have a strong interest in eating sustainably, both for the planet and for health. They work actively to bring that thinking and working method forward among restaurant kitchens in Sweden. But there were various reasons that initially attracted them to work with food.

Visit Food Pharmacy

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Sundqvist

I work with Japanese knives from Yaxell. The brand has its origins in Seki, the knife-center of Japan. Extreme sharpness in combination with Damascus-steel makes them very popular. And my life as a chef a lot easier and sharper.

Visit Sundqvist

address:

Restaurang TAK Brunkebergstorg 2-4, 111 51 Stockholm

Follow my journey @Fridaronge