The team behind “Reffen”
In addition to the initiators of Copenhagen Street Food – Paper Island, also counts the approximately 100 employees who have been serving and creating memorable experiences for the many local and international guests over the past four years.
Jesper Møller, Founder and owner
Restaurateur and chef for twenty years, and independent businessman for seventeen years with Restaurant Julian at the National Museum of Denmark and Restaurant Toldboden and Copenhagen Street Food. In addition, Jesper Møller operates his own farm, Juliangaard. The goal is that the crops will be organic from 2018. In 2016 he received the Danish Gastronomic Academy’s honorary award for creating Copenhagen Street Food.
Christoffer Weber, CEO
Christoffer Weber joined the team in January 2017. He has ten years of experience as Director and Chief Executive Officer for building and running one of Denmark’s largest family festivals, Langelands Festivalen, that has 35,000 guests. As a member of team of Copenhagen Street Food, Weber has been in charge of creating a brand new project: Odense’s first street food market in “Storms Pakhus” on Funen. The street food market opened on September 1st in 2017 with approximately 16,000 visitors. Just a few months after the opening, Storms Pakhus was honored with several awards: Funen’s tourism industry award “Årets Skulderklap 2017″ presented by Destination Fyn Klyngen and the newspaper Ugeavisen Odense’s award: “Årets Spire 2017″.
Dan Husted, Creative Director
Co-founder of Copenhagen Street Food – Paper Island, and co-founder of the restaurant Paté Paté and several other wine bars and restaurants in Copenhagen during the last 15 years – including the café at the Helgoland bath during the last two seasons before the bath was demolished.
Ruben Passer, Director
Passer has more than twenty years of experience in business optimization and operation – including retail, convenience fast food and hospitality such as 7-Eleven, Shell, Sushitarian, Diesel and Bestseller and Copenhagen Street Food.
Anne Mette Buus, Marketing and Communication Director
With the new project, the initiators have employed a strong capacity in Anne Mette Buus as Marketing and Communication Director. Based on twenty years of experience with communication strategies in industries such as hospitality, fashion and advertising. Her latest her role was Manager of Communications for Løgismose Meyers.
Maja Tini Jensen, Head of PR & Stakeholder Relations
With more than ten years of experience with PR, Journalism and the media industry Maja Tini Jensen has been in charge of planning and executing the PR and communication strategy for Copenhagen Street Food, Storms Pakhus – Odense Street Food, Toldboden and Restaurant Julian (The National Museum of Denmark) for the last four years.