Christian F. Puglisi founded restaurant relæ in Jægersborggade August 2010 together with co-patron and restaurant manager Kim Rossen. Since the very opening relæ has been awarded with numerous prices – among these a Michelin-star in 2012 and a nomination as the 56th best restaurant in the world according to San Pellegrinos ‘50’s best restaurant’. Furthermore Christian opened Manfreds og Vin, originally a small hole-in-the-wall takeaway now a renowned and popular wine bar and restaurant just opposite relæ on the famous Jægersborggade-street.
With a past at El Bulli and Noma Christian is mostly focused on developing dishes and working creatively in the restaurants small test-kitchen on a day to day basis. Furthermore the creative team of the restaurant are working on a cookbook unveiling the ideas behind the cuisine of Relæ.
The 30-year old restaurateur has been predicted a great future on the gastronomic scene and he often participates in food festivals and gatherings. He will be speaking at the already sold out and hyped MAD3 in August 2013. As a debater chef Puglisi is known for his sharp and unshakeable position on questions regarding his field and concerns of organics and sustainability. A position put to practice by having both Relæ and Manfreds achieving the danish organic certification and making relæ the only michelin starred restaurant with an organic certification in the world.