Niklas Ekstedt is founder of the Michelin-starred EKSTEDT, in Stockholm; a restaurant that uses only Scandinavian wood in their magnificent fire pit or their wood-fired oven to give the food a truly unique character. No electric cooker, no gas burners. EKSTEDT was named second in Zagat's 'Ten Hottest Restaurants in the World'. Earlier in his career, Niklas also worked at El Bulli. Niklas is keen to bring innovative Nordic cooking to the world and this work frequently takes him around the globe, from hosting a long table banquet at Wilderness Festival, to presenting on Swedish prime-time television. He has also appeared on Saturday Kitchen. He has written four cookbooks in Swedish, this will be his fifth. He lives outside Stockholm with his wife and 2 children.