On today’s WORD OF MOUTH Leiti Hsu is reporting from Copenhagen, Denmark! She’s in town for #MAD4, the fourth annual MAD Symposium. She’s chatting with Matt Orlando, chef/owner of Amass Restaurant. Matt is from San Diego, and somehow ended up at NOMA before opening his own restaurant. Matt shares his story and culinary journey with listeners and gives some insight into the process of opening a restaurant abroad. Also hear what it was like cooking for René Redzepi in the early days of “new nordic cuisine”. This program was brought to you by Of a Kind.
“We were trying to do something nordic that had never been done before. We wanted to embrace the terroir. when’s the last time a cuisine was created? René Redzepi created his own cuisine.” [39:00]
–Matt Orlando on WORD OF MOUTH