Noma, rated the world’s best restaurant, is closing its doors

The whole industry realizes that fine dining at the highest level has hit a breaking point

Jan 10, 2023

The decision comes as Noma and many other elite restaurants are facing scrutiny of their treatment of the workers, many of them paid poorly or not at all, who produce and serve these exquisite dishes.

  • The math of compensating nearly 100 employees fairly, while maintaining high standards, at prices that the market will bear, is not workable;
  • A newly empowered generation of workers has begun pushing back against that model, often using social media to call out employers.

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