September 20 2016
Sigurdur Helgason began his career at The Perlan restaurant in 1998, and shortly after he was voted Comme of the Year in 1999. Between 1999 and 2001 he worked for the president’s office of Iceland as a pre-vide chef assistant under strong guidance of Sturla Birgisson. He graduated with highest honors in 2001. During his career he worked in Luxembourg, England, Ireland and New York to build an impressive reputation. In 2010 he started working at Grillið, and he became head chef in 2011. Siggi placed 8th in the world-renowned Bocuse d'Or competition in Lyon, France, in 2015. Siggi is the executive chef of the Radisson Blu Saga hotel, where he overlooks all 3 venues, including Grillið.