Claus Meyer (born December 27, 1963, in Nykøbing Falster, Denmark) is a professional chef, co-founder of the restaurant Noma (which was voted best restaurant in the world in both 2010, 2011) and 2012, cookbook author, professor, and a host on New Scandinavian Cooking.
According to New Scandinavian Cooking's website, Meyer has published 14 cookbooks in Denmark and has hosted his own television series, Meyers Køkken (English: Meyer’s Kitchen) on national Danish television (DR1) from 1991 to 1998. He co-owns the gourmet restaurant Noma, which holds two Michelin stars and was announced in Restaurant Magazine in 2010, 2011 and 2012 as the world’s best restaurant. Among his other business ventures, Meyer owns catering, fruit and chocolate supply companies, in addition to running a cooking school. Meyer is also a culinary advisor, a lecturer, and an affiliated professor in the Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen. He produces a balsamic-style vinegar based on apples and plums from his own orchard.
Meyer is a chief proponent of the New Nordic Cuisine Movement, which seeks to foster local agriculture, honor the region's agrarian traditions, encourage environmentally friendly production, and establish food with a uniquely Nordic identity among the world's great cuisines.
Meyer is married to the graphic designer Christina Meyer Bengtsson. They have three daughters: Elvira, Viola Filippa and Augusta.
- "Noma", The S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants. Retrieved 9 December 2011.