Chef Mads
Chef Mads

Join Us for Best Restaurant in the World's Chef Mads

Enjoy the delicious, no-waste cooking of Chef Mads Refslund, co-founder of the groundbreaking Danish restaurant Noma.

Enjoy the delicious, no-waste cooking of Chef Mads Refslund, co-founder of the groundbreaking Danish restaurant Noma.

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The Experience

Meet Chef Mads as he visits White Barn Inn to explore the coastal landscape and find inspiration in the rich local ingredients Maine has to offer. You'll have the opportunity to learn the techniques Chef has honed in his decades as a top chef, using almost 100% of his ingredients to honor his produce and product and adding depth and complexity to his dishes. Finally, enjoy an exclusive dinner prepared by Chef Mads. Space is limited, book now.

Chef Mads Menu

Two-Night Package

This 2-night package includes overnight accommodations, a cocktail class by our own Hugu Aguirre followed by a reception with Chef Mads, a 5-course dinner prepared by Chef Mads, and a Chef Mads cooking demonstration followed by lunch.
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Menu Chef Mads

One-Night Package

This 1-night package includes overnight accommodations, a 5-course dinner prepared by Chef Mads, and a Chef Mads cooking demonstration followed by lunch.
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Your Itinerary, by Day

Wednesday

Kick-off this incredible experience with a cocktail class hosted by our very own Hugo Aguirre, who will demonstrate his tips and tricks to using ingredients found in your own backyard to take every cocktail to the next level. Then, join Chef Mads at an intimate reception to learn about his career, techniques, and new endeavors | Exclusive to Two-Night package guests

Thursday

Join us for a spectacular evening with an incredible 5-course dinner prepared by Chef Mads. This intimate experience will showcase Chef Mads' talents paired perfectly with wine selections from our sommelier | Included in Two-Night and One-Night Packages | Dinner may be purchased a la carte without an overnight package for $250 per person

Friday

Join Chef Mads for a cooking demonstration and lunch. In this demo, he will share his techniques for working with live seafood and his signature approach to no-waste cooking. The experience will end with a lunch incorporating the ingredients used in the demo | Included in Two-Night and One-Night Packages | Cooking demo and lunch can be purchased a la carte for $150 per person


Chef Mads Refslund

MEET CHEF MADS REFSLUND

Mads Refslund is a Danish chef living in New York City and an advocate for New Nordic cuisine / terroir based kitchen. He just came out with his first cookbook about how we can turn waste food into treasure. Autumn of 2020 he will open his first New York based restaurant with the concept of fire and ice. In the early years of his career, Chef Refslund earned his reputation working up the Copenhagen ladder at Michelin-starred restaurants Formel B, Restaurationen, The Paul, and Kokkeriet. Together with Rene Redzepi and Claus Meyer he co-founded Noma, which would go on to receive 2 Michelin Stars and was four times ranked the best restaurant in the world by Restaurant Magazine (2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014).



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