Ivar Follinglo Moe
“I wasn’t planning to become a chef, but I have always loved cooking, and it turned out to be the best choice of my life.”
Ivar Follinglo Moe is the young chef who represented Trondheim-Trøndelag, European Region of Gastronomy awarded 2022 European Young Chef Award 2022 and won 3rd prize.
18 years old, Ivar has recently concluded his food studies at Strinda High School and is working as a chef apprentice at restaurant Fagn in Trondheim. He comes from a family that has worked in food and hospitality for several generations and his grandfather once ran an inn.
His current aim is to develop as an apprentice and become the best chef he can be, showcasing the local cuisine of Trøndelag at any possible opportunity. Besides cooking, Ivar enjoys skating and foraging in the beautiful nature that surrounds Trondheim.