Millennium Park | Chicago
Bjorn Rasmussen is the Corporate Chef for hospitality group Element Collective concepts, including Nellcôte, RM Champagne Salon, Kinmont, Old Town Social, Leghorn and Owen + Alchemy in Chicago. A graduate of The Illinois Institute of Art at Chicago, Rasmussen has since earned his cooking stripes from a wide variety of restaurant and hotel concepts, including the luxury Waldorf Astoria hotel, formerly the Elysian, in Chicago’s Gold Coast, Alpana Singh's Old Town upscale American fare-focused restaurant, Boarding House, Lincoln Square’s Bistro Champagne and the inventive, market-driven Lula Café in Logan Square. In 2014, he landed at River North’s sustainable-seafood-focused restaurant Kinmont to helm the culinary program with opening executive chef Duncan Biddulph. In 2015, Chef Bjorn was promoted to a corporate chef role with Element Collective to work alongside executive chef Jared Van Camp.