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Jaakko Impiö, nuori huippukokki ja Tasteryn perustaja

Jaakko Impiö

A cook, a published writer and an entrepreneur. The last place I worked in, was Restaurant Mirazur in France, which was voted as the best restaurant in the world. I'm also the executive producer of Tastery.

Pinja Paakkonen, Tasteryn kokki ja pastry chef

Pinja Paakkonen

Pinja is the Head Chef of Pure & Vins restaurant in Nice, France. Before moving to France, Pinja worked as the Pastry Chef in 2 Michelin-starred restaurant Alchemist in Copenhagen, which was also voted as the most interesting restaurant in the world.

Janne Keskevaari

Janne is the Head Chef of Restaurant Grön in Helsinki. Grön is a leading restaurant in sustainability and Janne is also in charge of this topic at the restaurant.

Mikko Pakola

Mikko Pakola is a long time veteran of the Finnish culinary team. He is also the Head Chef of Restaurant Smör in Turku. He is an expert on fish.

Dani Hänninen

Dani Hänninen, who is also known from Masterchef Pro, where he reached the second place, is the restauranteur and Head Chef of Restaurant Wellamo, in Helsinki. 

Ville Kinnunen

Ville Kinnunen was the Head Chef of Michelin-starred Restaurant Demo in Helsinki. Now he's working in Norway with the world famous team of 3 Michelin-starred restaurant Maaemo. 

Anni Peräkylä, Tasteryn kokki ja Bocuse d'Or -edustaja

Anni Peräkylä

Anni was the Commis of Finland's last year's Bocuse d'Or team alongside Mikko Kaukonen. Anni has worked several years in Restaurant Palace.

Johan Kurkela

Johan is Finland's Candidate for this year's Bocuse d'Or. He has a strong background in Michelin-starred cooking.

Miikka Manninen, Tasteryn kokki

Miikka Manninen

Miikka has also competed in Bocuse d'Or, alongside the chef of the chefs, Eero Vottonen. Miikka has also worked at Olo and G.W. Sundmans.

Henri Sirviö

Henri was part of the opening team of renewed Restaurant Palace and spent several years in that kitchen. Now he's a Chef de Partie in the world famous 3 Michelin-starred Restaurant Frantzén in Stockholm.

Miki Puikkonen

Miki is a culinary jack of all trades. He's lived in Peru and United Arab Emirates, has worked as a Head Chef in Mukkulan Kartano and also serves as the culinary innovator behind Bean Better, the fermented bean product, which can be found on S-Markets across Finland.

Edith Keto

Edith Keto specializes in wild food and vegan delicacies. She's worked with Sami Tallberg, who is THE wild food guy in Finland. Now she's working in Restaurant Palace.

Sami Kosunen

Sami has worked in Michelin star restaurants in Hungary, Japan and Finland. He was in charge of the pastry department in Restaurant Palace. 

Moona Mankinen

Moona is working in the pastry department in most prestigious hotel in Nice, France. She's moving to Finland to open up her own pastry shop.

Jonas Kauko

Jonas is not a chef. He's the camera guy and co-director of Tastery's food content. 


Here are some of the professionals we've had the pleasure of working with.

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