Magnus Nilsson (b. 1984) is the head chef of Faviken Magasinet restaurant in Sweden. After training as a chef and sommelier in Sweden he worked with Pascal Barbot of L'Astrance in Paris before joining Faviken as a sommelier. Within a year he had taken over the running of the restaurant, which is currently ranked #25 in the San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants list, produced by Restaurant magazine. Magnus is the author of the Faviken cookbook, also published by Phaidon. He features in the Emmy-Award winning US PBS-TV series The Mind of a Chef and the Netflix docu-series Chef s Table. In 2015 he was awarded the White Guide Global Gastronomy Award.
"Sweden's Magnus Nilsson stands out from the superchef crowd... and his skill behind the camera is showcased in Nordic: A Photographic essay" -The Independent
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