Sebastian Pettersson

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.

Sebastian and I during the Culinary Olympics 2020 in Stuttgart.

Text and photo Malin Nordblom

The interview was first published in Swedish at

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