Carl Edmond x Frida Ronge
Frida Ronge tones her timeless style with the new Granit White Deluxe.
In the world of high-end dining, exquisite taste and mastery of culinary exploration, chef Frida Ronge is at the helm. The 33-year old food guru grew up in Gothenburg but lives in Stockholm, where she is a celebrated chef at TAK – the ‘Best restaurant of the year’, according to Wallpaper lifestyle magazine. Frida may be busy with tirelessly developing her craft, especially the one of shellfish and Japanese cuisine, but her personality also possesses a radiant, calm side, which is all about yoga and surfing.
Q: Hey Frida! What’s a place in the world that always makes you excited, no matter how many times you go?
A: I love traveling to and in Japan – both in the biggest cities, but also in the countryside.
Q: What does luxury mean to you?
A: When someone takes time to make something special for you.
Q: If you weren’t here right now, where would you be?
A: I’d probably be in a yoga rancho in India.
Q: Is there something about your personality that you consider bold?
A: When I want to do something, I’m stubborn until I succeed.
Q: Is there something that scares you, however?
A: I have a fear of being on stage. The only thing is to force it, and I do that. It does wonders.
Q: What’s something spontaneous that you recently did?
A: I just booked a surf and yoga retreat in Portugal…
Q: Does ‘classic’ mean anything to you?
A: Classic for me is something I can wear everyday and feel comfortable in – regardless of where I am.
Q: Do you have a favorite time of the day?
A: I like mornings.
A: Just seeing everything wake up…
Q: And a favorite thing about humans?
A: That you always can learn something from anyone.
Q: Frida, would you rather go back in time or into the future?
A: Into the future, all the way.
Q: Why so?
A: Because I’d like to see myself and the world developing in various ways.
Q: And if you know you have only 3 more hours to live, how would you spend those?
A: Drinking yuzu sake, eating sushi and making love!
Q: Is there an ultimate record you’d bring to a lonely island and listen to forever?
A: I would simply listen to the waves.