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Noma Looks For New Pastry Chef as Rosio Sanchez and René Redzepi Plan Taco Concept

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The world's number one ranked restaurant is looking for a new pastry chef. A job posting on Noma's website reveals that chef René Redzepi's Copenhagen restaurant is looking for someone to "be in charge of daily operations in the pastry section." But what does this mean for Noma's long-time pastry chef Rosio Sanchez?

While a rep for Noma wouldn't say more than that "Rosio and René have plans together" and that it is "it's time for her not to be so involved with the pastry section at the restaurant." Sanchez, who has listed research & development under her duties in her Twitter bio, may be spending some more time in Noma's science bunker perhaps, but it also looks like Redzepi and Sanchez have other plans in the works.

Earlier this year, Redzepi told Travel & Leisure that he and Sanchez want to open a taco shop in Copenhagen together called Hija de Sanchez. There's no word yet on the progress there, but presumably that's what Sanchez is up to next. More as it becomes available.

· We're Looking for a Pastry Chef [Noma]
· Q+A with René Redzepi, Chef at Noma [Travel and Leisure]
· All Noma Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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