Former Chef of Frantzén, Sweden’s Top Fine Dining Restaurant, Is Opening a Place in Los Angeles


Former head chef at Frantzén, Marcus Jernmark, introduced on Instagram that he’s opening a brand new restaurant referred to as Habitué in Los Angeles. The Frantzén in Stockholm, Sweden is well known as top-of-the-line eating places in Europe and is at the moment ranked sixth out of the highest fifty eating places on the planet. The “futuristic” and multi-storey townhouse in Stockholm was initially opened as Frantzén / Lindeberg in 2013, earlier than being renamed Frantzén after 2013. After shifting to its present location in 2017, it acquired its third Michelin star in 2018.

Jernmark introduced Habitué in a sparsely detailed Instagram publish that named former season (San Francisco) sommelier Max Coane and head chef Robert Sandberg as companions for the upcoming restaurant. Jernmark was a long-time chef in New York Metropolis at locations like Aquavit and Per Se earlier than shifting to Björn Frantzén in Stockholm to supervise culinary growth there and on the sister restaurant Zén in Singapore.

Coane was beforehand Wine Director of the short-lived Fifty Seven in LA’s Arts District, which finally grew to become Petty Money Taqueria earlier than turning into Bon Temps – and shortly reopening because the Yangban Society. Sandberg has now gained over one million Instagram followers who labored in kitchens like Noma in Copenhagen and Maaemo in Oslo earlier than working at Frantzén.

Jernmark indicated his arrival in Los Angeles in a form of “postcard” on Instagram on November 21, 2021 by tagging himself on December 1 in one other photograph in Los Angeles. The information from Habitué got here within the late afternoon of December thirteenth with an encouragement for folks to observe their Instagram account and join a publication for extra info.

The transfer is just not fully surprising as Jernmark toured the town a couple of years in the past, visiting eating places just like the Scratch Bar in Encino. Habitué and his trio of gifted culinary companions are one more endorsement of the Los Angeles advantageous eating scene after they truly open up a extra upscale venue. With the Michelin Information and even the World’s Fifty Greatest Eating places in LA standing out, it is solely a matter of time earlier than extra international expertise opens up eating places right here.

As well as, there is not numerous info obtainable for habitué. Eater will replace the information as quickly because it comes.