February 02 2018
Georg Arnar Halldórsson
Georg Arnar Halldórsson is a 31-year-old chef from Reykjavík, Iceland. After graduating from the Icelandic Culinary School, he began working in Michelin star restaurants in Copenhagen and London before moving back to Iceland where he worked as the head chef at Restaurant Kolabrautin at the Harpa Concert Hall for for three years. Georg recently left Kolabrautin to join some of the best Icelandic chefs in opening up two new restaurants: Sumac, which opened last summer, and Óx, an 11-seat kitchen table restaurant opening in February 2018.
Georg has received a number of awards for his cooking, including two silver medals and a bronze medal from the 2016 Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany, as well as a bronze medal from the Nordic Chef Team Challenge in Lillestrøm, Norway.
His culinary emphasis is on new Nordic cuisine, and the ingredients that guide his creations are fresh ingredients with creative flavor combinations.