Sebastian Pettersson is a member of the Swedish Culinary Team who has taken gold and silver with in the Culinary World Cup. I did a short interview with Sebastian:
Why did you want to become a pastry chef?
-Actually by chance. I have always been involved a lot with music before, but I felt like learning something new during my high school years. And here I am.
What is most fun with working in the restaurant industry?
– That you get to work with what is your biggest passion!
Your biggest merits in your opinion?
-The World Cup Gold with the Swedish Culinary Team in 2018.
What is your favorite food country?
What inspires you?
-Other driven chefs and confectioners in the industry.
Which dish is best to seduce someone with?
– Freshly made ice cream.
What kitchen utensil can you not be without?
– The kitchen scale.
Who has been the most important person for you to succeed?
– Fredrik Borgskog without any doubt.
What is your best food memory?
–Once had a fantastic dinner in the French countryside with local produce and wines. Magically!
Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
–I would like to run a restaurant with friends from the Swedish Culinary Team.
What must be on your Christmas table?
– A soft gingerbread cake.
Text and photo Malin Nordblom
The interview was first published in Swedish at http://www.gourmet.se